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Iron Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire, looking along the roadway of the bridge to the church of St Luke

RIBA Ref No RIBA45378
Architect/DesignerDarby, Abraham III (1750-1791)
Pritchard, Thomas Farnolls (1723-1777)
Smith, Thomas, of Madeley (fl. 1835-1851)
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
CityIronbridge
Subject Date1779
Image Date2009
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceRIBA45378 (Ironbridge 1)
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditChristopher Hope-Fitch / RIBA Collections
SubjectBridges ; Cast iron ; Churches
NOTES: Iron Bridge was designed by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard in 1775 and executed by Abraham Darby III in Coalbrookedale in 1777-1779. It was the first arch bridge of completely iron construction in the world. St Luke, Ironbridge, was consecrated in 1837 and built to the designs of Thomas Smith of Madeley.
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