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Hammersmith Bridge

General Information

Completion: 6 October 1827
Status: demolished (1884)

Project Type

Structure: Chain suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crossed:
  • Thames River
Replaced by: Hammersmith Bridge (1887)
Coordinates: 51° 29' 17.99" N    0° 13' 49.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 121.9 m
total length 209.91 m
roadway / carriageway width 6.1 m
walkway width 2 x 1.5 m
chains number 8

Materials

chains wrought iron

Chronology

November 1884

As the bridge is no longer to carry the load of contemporary vehicles, a temporary bridge is built to allow for the bridge to be removed and replaced by a stronger one.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20008011
  • Date created
    08/02/2003
  • Last Update
    02/02/2018