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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE IRON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1038659

Location

THE IRON BRIDGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Telford and WrekinUnitary AuthorityThe Gorge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362203

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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.

Listing NGR: SJ6723803396

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National Grid Reference: SJ 67238 03396

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