Conwy Castle and Bridge seen from across the River Conwy, Gwynedd

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25192
Architect/DesignerJames of St George
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)
CountryUK: Wales
CityConwy
Subject Date1949
Image Date1949
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference50247/12 (TH 8693O)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Conwy Castle was built in 1283-89 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 1822-26. The Conwy Railway Bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson and completed in 1848, runs parallel to Telford's bridge.

Subject tags

steel, towers, riverside buildings, stone, rivers, bridges, castles