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Location - BURY ST. EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK - Abbot's Bridge. Built in the late 1100's AD, this bridge carried the wall of the Abbey over the River Lark. Originally each arch had a portcullis . This card was originally designed for writing a message on the bottom in the days when it was not permitted to write anything other than the address on the back. This is an early divided back type.
Date - 1902/03
Size in mm (approx) - 140 x 88
Publisher -  Paul & Mathew's Series
Publisher's Card No. none
Used: Posted on New Year's Eve with a d green stamp of Edward VII, cancelled BURY ST EDMUNDS DE 31 03, with New Year's Greetings to Gowen, Stone Road, Upper Hellesdon, Norwich
Condition - Light wear to the corners, with a feint crease at extreme lower left. Back has some staining comensurate with age.


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