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© Mr John Cousens

IoE Number: 362203
Location: THE IRON BRIDGE,
  THE GORGE, TELFORD AND WREKIN, SHROPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Cousens
Date Photographed: 10 July 2007
Date listed: 08 April 1983
Date of last amendment: 08 April 1983
Grade I

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IRONBRIDGERIVER SEVERN5362The Iron BridgeSJ 6703 SW 15/346GV

IRONBRIDGE RIVER SEVERN 1. 5362 The Iron Bridge SJ 6703 SW 15/346 GV 2. 1778. The first bridge of cold blast-iron; cast at Coalbrookdale to the designs of Abraham Darby. Now restricted to footbridge. Roadway rises on both sides to central span of approximately 100 ft. Semi-circular arch, with 2 concentric arch-rings with filigree of connecting members; circle and ogee-arched panel in each spandrel. Two subsidiary arches on south bank. Thin iron parapet railings. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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