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John Carline (2)

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John Carline II (c.1758-1834) was an architect and stonemason

Born son of John and Ann Carline; his parents came from Lincoln

1769 His father was foreman mason on the rebuilding of the English Bridge at Shrewsbury

1780 Followed his father from Lincoln to Shrewsbury and took over the stone yard

With John Tilley successfully tendered for Thomas Telford's first bridge in Shropshire, the Montford Bridge.

1792 Tilley and Carline won the contract to replace the old Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury and continued as architects

1795 Tilley died in December

1801-3 In partnership with Tilley's stepson, Henry Linnell

Later formed a partnership with one of his sons, John III, as J. and J. Carline

1811 Provided the temporary wooden bridge during the replacement of the Meole Brace Bridge outside Shrewsbury.

1834 Died





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Sources of Information

  • [1] Skempton, biography of civil engineers