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Hungerford Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Other name(s): Charing Cross Bridge
Completed in: 1845
Status: demolished

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Thames River
Replaced by Charing Cross Bridge (1864)

Technical Information

There currently is no technical data available.

Notes

Due to the stench of the river the bridge remained unused in summers and the chains were subsequently used in the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Participants

Design

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Brindle, Steven Master of materials in "Bridge Design & Engineering", 2nd Quarter 2006, n. 43 v. 12
  • Cowper Hungerford Suspension Bridge in "The Civil engineer and architect's journal", 1845 v. 8
  • Fernández Troyano, Leonardo Tierra sobre el agua, Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8438001483, 1999; pp. 584
Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20002315
Created: 11/11/2001
Last Updated: 22/07/2014