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Saul's Bridge, Witham

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in Witham, Essex

This was the third cast iron arch bridge designed by William Cubitt and cast by Ransome and Son. Cast in 1814, it is the oldest cast iron bridge still in use in Essex. It carries a road aross the River Brain. It was built in the year after Cubitt's Brent Eleigh Bridge and Clare Bridge[1]

It was widened in 2005, and strengthened in 2008. The original East face is still visible from the river bank,while the west face is hidden behind concrete widening works.

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Civil Engineering Heritage: Eastern & Central England' by E A Labrum, ICE/Thomas Telford Ltd, 1998