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The Iron Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Telford, Telford and Wrekin

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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

Grade: I

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

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ironbridge

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

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
parapet railings.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SJ6723803396

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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