This was one of the last large railway bridges built from cast iron, and this
bridge is a good comparison to the other older cast iron bridges nearby, such as
the Iron Bridge.
Official Heritage Listing Information and Findings
Listed At: Grade II
List Entry Number:
Railway bridge. 1863 by John Fowler, engineer. Cast-iron; brown brick
abutments with chamfered yellow brick angle quoins. Single segmental
girder arch with mid-C20 steel parapet. Plates at apex of arch record
the date and name of the bridge and the names of its engineer and the
contractors responsible, Messrs Brassby and Field; another plate records
the fact that the bridge was cast and erected by the Coalbrookdale
Company of Ironbridge.
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