Britannia Bridge, Gwynedd: projected perspective view of the bridge from the banks of the Menai Strait

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RIBApix ref no RIBA31512
Architect/DesignerStephenson, Robert (1803-1859)
CountryUK: Wales
CityBangor
Subject Date1850
Image Date1847
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC183WALES22/3
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This tubular bridge of wrought iron rectangular box-section carrying rail traffic spanned the Menai Strait between the Island of Anglesey and the mainland Wales at Bangor. Damaged by fire in 1970, it was rebuilt as a two-tier steel truss arch bridge, carrying both road and rail traffic.

Subject tags

rivers, bridges, boats, trains