Map D: The Ironbridge Gorge

The Iron Bridge

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The Ironbridge

The Iron Bridge

The world's first iron bridge, built by Abraham Darby III, opened as a toll bridge in 1781.

 

The charge for crossing the bridge was not lifted until 1950.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An old print of the Ironbridge, 18th century

An old print of The Iron Bridge, 18th century

 


 

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