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The Iron Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Telford, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

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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Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/12/2018

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IRONBRIDGE
RIVER SEVERN
The Iron Bridge

GV
I
1778. The first bridge of cold-blast iron; cast at Coalbrookdale to the designs of Abraham Darby III. Now restricted to footbridge. Roadway rises on both sides to central span of approximately 100ft. Semicircular arch, with two 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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