Bridgnorth Bridge

Bridgnorth Bridge, Shropshire

Photograph taken August 2016, Bridgnorth Bridge from Castle Walk, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Nikon 18-55mm lens.

There has been a bridge here across the River Severn since at least the 8th century. A map from 1313 shows the bridge made of stone. In 1823 Thomas Telford made repairs and improvements to the bridge. At another time in its history there were buildings on the bridge, which included a gatehouse and a chapel.


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