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A cast iron arch footbridge of 60 ft span, at the junction of the [[Coventry Canal]] and the [[Oxford Canal]]. Cast by the [[Britannia Foundry (Derby)]], in 1837. J. Sinclair was the engineer.<ref>'Civil Engineering Heritage: Eastern & Central England' by E A Labrum, 1998, ICE/Thomas Telford Ltd</ref>
 
A cast iron arch footbridge of 60 ft span, at the junction of the [[Coventry Canal]] and the [[Oxford Canal]]. Cast by the [[Britannia Foundry (Derby)]], in 1837. J. Sinclair was the engineer.<ref>'Civil Engineering Heritage: Eastern & Central England' by E A Labrum, 1998, ICE/Thomas Telford Ltd</ref>
 
Note: Britannia Foundry was established by [[Weatherhead, Glover and Co]] in 1818. By 1843 it was owned by Thomas Wright, and was taken over by [[Andrew Handyside and Co]] in 1848.
 
  
 
See [http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/373788 Geograph entry].
 
See [http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/373788 Geograph entry].

Latest revision as of 12:40, 28 January 2018

at Hawkesbury, near Coventry

A cast iron arch footbridge of 60 ft span, at the junction of the Coventry Canal and the Oxford Canal. Cast by the Britannia Foundry (Derby), in 1837. J. Sinclair was the engineer.[1]

See Geograph entry.

Earlier photo here with Hawkesbury pumping station in the background.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 'Civil Engineering Heritage: Eastern & Central England' by E A Labrum, 1998, ICE/Thomas Telford Ltd
  2. [1] nuneatonhistory.com