Iron Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire, looking along the roadway of the bridge to the church of St Luke
|Architect/Designer||Darby, Abraham III (1750-1791)|
|Pritchard, Thomas Farnolls (1723-1777)|
|Smith, Thomas, of Madeley (fl. 1835-1851)|
|Library Reference||RIBA45378 (Ironbridge 1)|
|Credit||Christopher Hope-Fitch / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Bridges ; 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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