Uckinghall Ferry, Ripple

  • 30 Oct 2021
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This was the last of the Severn ferries in Worcestershire. In the hamlet of Uckinghall, the battered stump of a medieval wayside cross still stands to direct travellers to the river crossing here. The crossing is at a place called the Barley House, a corruption of Burgelge in the Domesday Book, where there was once a stronghold commanding the passage over the Severn.