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Walton Hall Bridge

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at Walton Hall, near Wakefield, Yorkshire

Thomas Waterton, father of Charles Waterton, had a mansion built in 1767-8 on an island in the grounds of Walton Hall. It was accessed by an elegant iron bridge, built in 1828, which still survives. The castings were made by the Milton Iron Works. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 'The Iron Bridge - Symbol of the Industrial Revolution' by Neil Cossons & Barrie Trinder, Phillimore & Co., 2002