|The Iron Bridge
||Ironbridge Gorge near Coalbrookdale
||cast iron arch bridge
||60 metres (200 ft)
||30.5 metres (100 ft)
||18 metres (59 ft)
|Beginning date of construction
The Iron Bridge was the first arch bridge in the world to be made out of cast iron.
The bridge crosses the River Severn at the Ironbridge Gorge, by the village of Ironbridge, in Shropshire, England.
It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This is a reconstruction showing how the arches of the Iron Bridge were put together
Buildings which were a context for the Iron Bridge in 1988
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Coordinates: 52°37′35″N 2°28′22″W / 52.62639°N 2.47278°W