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Iron Bridge, Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, c1980-c2017. Artist: Historic England Staff Photographer.

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, c1980-c2017. Artist: Historic England Staff Photographer.

2-679-527 - Historic England Archive/Heritage Images

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, c1980-c2017. View of the bridge looking down the River Severn with reflections shown in the water. Abraham Darby established an iron works at nearby Coalbrookdale in 1708. His grandson, Abraham Darby III built this bridge, the first cast iron bridge in the world, between 1777 and 1779. It was designed by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard and opened in 1781.


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  1. 0250007054
  1. 2-679-527
  1. 2679527
  1. N070066.tif

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3455x5062
File Size : 51238kb

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Creator
  1. Historic England Staff Photographer, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. Abraham Darby III: British: Builder/Architect
  2. Thomas Farnolls Pritchard: British: Civil Engineer, architect, draughtsman
Medium
  1. Photograph


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