About a mile distant there was a trestle spanning a deep gorge.
"You don't sound dull," Katie replied, suspecting Deidre was the daughter of some billionaire with a corporation spanning the world.
The considerable village of Grasmere lies beautifully at the head of the lake of that name; and above Esthwaite is the small town of Hawkshead, with an ancient church, and picturesque houses curiously built on the hill-slope and sometimes spanning the streets.
At this spot, a bridge spanning the Uncompahgre River bisected the two main climbing sections that extended almost a mile.
A fine bridge, the Pont Julien, spanning the Coulon below the town, dates from the 2nd or 3rd century.