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The Iron Bridge crosses the River Severn in Shropshire,. UK built in 1775 it was the first arch bridge in the world to be made of cast iron.

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Severn Road Bridge, Somerset, England.

The Severn Bridge is a motorway suspension bridge spanning the River Severn and River Wye between Aust, South Gloucestershire (just north of Bristol) in England, and Chepstow, Monmouthshire in Sout...

11 | SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL AT STOAK | The Shropshire Union canal starts from Ellesmere Port on the River Mersey traversing the Wirral peninsula to Chester. This stretch, which was completed in 1797, was originally part of the unfinished Ellesmere Canal. The industrial waterway was intended to connect the Port of Liverpool on the River Mersey to the River Severn at Shrewsbury via the North East Wales Coalfields. However only eight years after the completion of the…

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Along the River Thames (It flows through southern England. It is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, behind the River Severn. )


Ironbridge Gorge in Ironbridge, Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom

The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England. It was first formed by a glacial overflow from the long drained away L... Get more information about the Ironbridge Gorge on #attraction #United #Kingdom #world heritage site #travel #destinations #tips #packing #ideas #budget #trips

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The Iron Bridge

The Iron Bridge crosses the River Severn at the Ironbridge Gorge, by the village of Ironbridge, in Shropshire, England. It was the first arch bridge in the world to be made out of cast iron, a material which was previously far too expensive to use for large structures. However, a new blast furnace nearby lowered the cost and so encouraged local engineers and architects to solve a long-standing problem of a crossing over the river. (Wikipedia)


UK heritage: The 'hot chemistry' that fired imaginations and changed the world

The Iron Bridge, Telford & Wrekin, England. The iron bridge was the first of its kind in the world, spanning the River Severn and linking towns near the cradle of the Industrial Revolution