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Latitude: 52.6273 / 52°37'38"N
Longitude: -2.4854 / 2°29'7"W
OS Eastings: 367238
OS Northings: 303396
OS Grid: SJ672033
Mapcode National: GBR BW.7GV6
Mapcode Global: WH9DG.S7N4
Entry Name: The Iron Bridge
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1038659
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362203
Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8
County: Telford and Wrekin
Civil Parish: The Gorge
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Ironbridge
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
IRONBRIDGE RIVER SEVERN
5362 The Iron Bridge
SJ 6703 SW 15/346
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
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SJ6723803396
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