Conwy Bridge and Castle, Gwynedd

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25886
Architect/DesignerJames of St George
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: Wales
CityConwy
Subject Date1950
Image Date1950
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 843 Eric de Mare
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Conwy Castle was built in 1283-1289 as part of King Edward I's second campaign in north Wales. It was designed by James of St George. Conwy Bridge, a suspension bridge of steel construction, was designed by Thomas Telford and built in 1822-1826. The Conwy Railway Bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson and completed in 1848, runs parallel to Telford's bridge.

Subject tags

stone, rivers, bridges, castles, iron