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Iron Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire, c1955-c1980. Creator: Ursula Clark.

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire, c1955-c1980. Creator: Ursula Clark.

2-708-235 - Historic England Archive/Heritage Images

Iron Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire, c1955-c1980. A general view of the Iron Bridge, a single-span arched bridge over the River Severn built in 1778. Designed by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard and built by Abraham Darby III at his foundry in Coalbrokdale, it was the first bridge to be constructed using Darby's new method of smelting cast iron. The view shows the underside of the arch and the southern piers.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0250008900
  1. 2-708-235
  1. 2708235
  1. uxc01_01_01_0604_10

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4202x6009
File Size : 24659kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Ursula Clark, attributed to: British: photographer
People Related
  1. Thomas Farnolls Pritchard: British: Civil Engineer, architect, draughtsman
  2. Abraham Darby III: British: Builder/Architect
Medium
  1. Photograph
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Telford and Wrekin
  6. --------------- Ironbridge
  1. 52 38 00 N , 002 28 00 W


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