In the top Turner depicted Tamworth Castle and church as viewed from the south. In the foreground is the bridge that still carries the London-Holyhead road (or Watling Street) over the Tame. Beyond it is the triple-spanned Coventry Canal aqueduct bridge. At the extreme left-edge is the Fazeley-Tamworth road bridge that crosses the Coventry Canal in turn. The same scene is repeated more distantly in the drawing below, while at the lower-left the near end of the Watling Street bridge is drawn in detail. For the elaborated from these studies see no.54.
Gallery label, September 2004
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