Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Richmond Railway Bridge

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1846 Joseph Locke designed the original bridge with three 100-foot cast iron girders supported on stone-faced land arches with two stone-faced river piers.

1908 Due to concerns over its structural integrity, the bridge was rebuilt using the existing piers and abutments by the Horsley Co to a design by the London and South Western Railway's chief engineer, John Wykeham Jacomb-Hood.

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