The Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 52° 37.665 W 002° 29.132
30U E 534822 N 5830986
Quick Description: This World Heritage Site managed by English Heritage is set in a beautiful wooded valley in the heart of the Shropshire Countryside in the UK.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/19/2007 10:07:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM2EE3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 85

Long Description:
The Iron Bridge was built in 1779, spanning the River Severn at Ironbridge in Shropshire, is universally recognised as the icon of the Industrial Revolution. It was built by Abraham Darby III, whose grandfather Abraham Darby made a vital breakthrough in 1709 by developing a process for making affordable cast iron. Today it has many visitors, it is only used only by pedestrians.
Location:
Ironbridge Telford Shropshire UK


Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1779

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Abraham Darby III

Engineering Organization Listing: American Society of Civil Engineers

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: [Web Link]

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