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Grosvenor Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1859
Completion: 1860
Status: demolished (1967)

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Thames River
Next to: Grosvenor Bridge (1866)
Replaced by: Grosvenor Bridge (1967)

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 9.45 m
total length 283.46 m
span lengths 19.81 m - 4 × 53.3 m - 21.34 m

Quantities

wrought iron 1 386 t
cast iron 204 t

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 84 000

Materials

deck wood
piers brick
stone
foundations stone
concrete
arches wrought iron
abutments brick
stone

Chronology

1 June 1860

Opened.

Notes

First railway bride across the Thames in London. Built by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20003152
  • Date created
    23/02/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016