Iron Bridge, Hawkesbury Junction, Warwickshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA50788
Architect/DesignerBrindley, James (1716-1772)
Simcock, Samuel (fl. 1766-1792)
Artist/PhotographerDe Wolfe, Ivy
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1837
Image Date1967
Library Reference33575/22 (photo Ivy de Wolfe 28/67)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Engineered by James Brindley and completed after his death by his assistant, Samuel Simmock, the Coventry Canal was constructed from 1768 to 1790. Its connection with the Oxford Canal at Hawkesbury Junction was made in 1836. The bridge was cast at the Britannia Foundry in Derby, and was erected for the Coventry Canal Company in 1837.

Subject tags

reflections, cast iron, bridges, canals