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Stokesay Iron Bridge

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DEMOLISHED 1965. Parts preserved.

Built in 1823. The bridge is of the same design as Cound Bridge, but with ironwork by the Coalbrookdale Co. After demolition in 1965, some of the rib castings were returned to the Coalbrookdale Co.[1] One of the ribs is on display at the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron (see photos)

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'William Hazledine, Shropshire Ironmaster and Millwright: a reconstruction of his life, and his contribution to the development of engineering, 1780-1840' by Andrew Pattison. A thesis submitted to the University of Birmingham for the degree of Master of Philosophy, October 2011. NOTE: Large pdf