WHAT:
Iron Bridge
WHERE:

Hodge Bower, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7JP

WHEN:

Construction Began in 1777 – Opened to the public 1st January 1781

WHO:

Thomas Farnolls Pritchard & Abraham Darby III

DETAILS:

The Iron Bridge is a cast iron arch bridge that crosses the River Severn in Shropshire, England. Opened in 1781, it was the first major bridge in the world to be made of cast iron. Its success inspired the widespread use of cast iron as a structural material, and today the bridge is celebrated as a symbol of the Industrial Revolution.

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