Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,908 pages of information and 230,121 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hawkesbury Junction Footbridge

From Graces Guide

Revision as of 00:13, 28 January 2018 by JohnD (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

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]

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 Geograph entry.

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

See Also


Sources of Information

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