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Iron Bridge at Hawkesbury Junction, Warwickshire

RIBApix ref no RIBA19051
Architect/DesignerBrindley, James (1716-1772)
Simcock, Samuel (fl. 1766-1792)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityHawkesbury
Subject Date1837
Image Date1949
ViewExterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP250/32
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Engineered by James Brindley and completed after his death by his assistant, Samuel Simcock, 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, arches, cast iron, bridges, canals