Darbys and the Ironbridge Gorge by Brian Bracegirdle

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot [Eng.], North Pomfret (Vt.) .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • Shropshire,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • Darby family.,
  • Iron industry and trade -- England -- Shropshire -- History.,
  • Ironwork -- England.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[by] Brian Bracegirdle [and] Patricia H. Miles.
SeriesGreat engineers and their works
ContributionsMiles, Patricia H., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA140.D34 B7
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5101748M
ISBN 100715364553
LC Control Number74173818

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The bridge was so successful that it gave its name to the spectacular wooded valley which surrounds it, now recognised as the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. In English Heritage undertook a £m conservation project on the Iron Bridge, to help safeguard the.

The Iron Bridge is a cast iron arch bridge that crosses the River Severn in Shropshire, init was the first major bridge in the world to be made of cast success inspired the widespread use of cast iron as a structural material, and today the bridge is celebrated as a symbol of the Industrial Revolution.

Dynasty of Ironfounders – the homes that the Darbys built Take the short walk from Darbys and the Ironbridge Gorge book Museum of Iron up the hill to the beautiful Darby Houses, former homes to the Darby family. Rosehill House, built inand Dale House, built insit on the hillside overlooking Coalbrookdale.

About this Item: Sessions/Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Paperback. Condition: Good. Paperback in good overall condition. Dynasty of Iron Founders was first published in Since then it has remained a standard work on Coalbrookdale.

It was his book "Dynasty of Ironfounders: The Darbys and Coalbrookdale" which did so much to kindle interest in the relics and artifacts in the Ironbridge Gorge, and the feats of. 6 results for Books: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.

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Ironbridge is a town on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, near Telford, Shropshire, lies in the civil parish of The Gorge, in the borough of Telford and idge developed beside, and takes its name from, The Iron Bridge, a foot (30 m) cast iron bridge.

The Elton Collection was accepted by the Government in lieu of estate duties and allocated to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum in The collection consists of over 5, items, including original drawings or paintings, several hundred prints (engraving, lithographs, chromolithographs, etchings and mezzotints), 3, books and pamphlets, and.

The Darbys of Coalbrookdale, Shropshire descended from John Darby who settled in the small town in the early eighteenth century. The Darby family became involved in the iron industry in Shropshire and eventually owned several ironworks in the vicinity.

As a lasting reminder of the Darby family's contribution to Coalbrookdale and the Ironbridge Gorge the Shropshire rose breeder, David Austin created the Abraham Darby Rose last updated: 12/02/   Darby'sIronbridge: See unbiased reviews of Darby'srated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #8 of 31 restaurants in Ironbridge.4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

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Today Abraham Darby's furnace stands cool and empty, the nucleus of England's newest and biggest openair monument—the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, 10 miles southeast of Shrewsbury, about an hour's. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is a registered educational charity Ref No.

The Ironbridge Gorge is a World Heritage Site. © The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. Coalbrookdale is a village in the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, England, containing a settlement of great significance in the history of iron ore lies within the civil parish called the Gorge.

This is where iron ore was first smelted by Abraham Darby using easily mined "coking coal". The coal was drawn from drift mines in the sides of the valley. Bridge View Guest House: Darbys tea room Ironbridge - See traveller reviews, 58 candid photos, and great deals for Bridge View Guest House at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

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Guided Walking Holidays - The Ironbridge Gorge & Museums. Small-group guided walking holidays experiencing the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Ironbridge in Shropshire is an extraordinary place where nature and history have combined to produce a landscape of great beauty.

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This amazing cast iron bridge has spanned the River Severn sinceand is a symbol of the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. The Ironbridge Gorge, the town of Ironbridge and the bridge itself are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The bridge recently underwent extensive conservation work, thanks to English Heritage.

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there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date.4/5(). Darby Houses. The Darby houses in the town of Coalbrookdale, one of the ten museums in the Ironbridge Gorge Wolrd Heritage site, are the homes of the Darby family, who were instrumental in kick-starting Britain's Industrial Revolution.

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All info on ☕ Darby's in Ironbridge - Call to book a table. View the menu 📙, check prices 💵, find on the map, see photos 📸 and ratings. Having recently been refurbished, it now stands in its original red-brown colour over the Severn Gorge – the gateway to the Industrial revolution.

Timeline: The Iron Bridge. Abraham Darby, a former brass founder, discovers that coal from Coalbrookdale can be transformed into coke and used to smelt iron.

Known then as Coalbrookdale, 12 miles downstream from Shrewsbury, this narrow gorge funnels the River Severn around the steep-sided and heavily wooded Benthall Edge.

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