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Bridges of Britain

Geoffrey Norman Wright

Bridges of Britain

a pictorial survey

by Geoffrey Norman Wright

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Published by Barton in Truro .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[by] Geoffrey N. Wright.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG57 .W73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. of illus.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5109321M
      ISBN 100851531385
      LC Control Number74181808

      The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society (Oxford Historical Monographs ). O'Keeffe, P., Irish Stone Bridges: History and heritage (). Ruddock, E., Arch Bridges and Their Builders, (). Britain and Ireland. Yorke, T., Bridges Explained (). Includes a selected gazetteer of bridges to visit in. Rob Bell tells the story of the Humber Bridge. Rob Bell explores the story of the Tyne Bridge, its role in keeping skills alive during the s recession, and its connection to Sydney. Rob Bell recounts the story of the Britannia Bridge. The story of Brunel's famous bridge over the Avon gorge. Rob Bell uncovers the extraordinary story of Tower.

      The book highlights the lives of the men while in Britain, but also crucially covers what life meant for those back home in Ireland. The whole strata of the Navvy society is covered, from the original tramp navvies, the later 'long distance kiddies', the men who became gangers, foremen and agents, to the men 'who managed to pull themselves out /5(11).   The studies collected in this volume focus chiefly on the bridges, viaducts and aqueducts themselves and the actions of the designers and builders, but also encompass the political, economic and social contexts and outcomes of their creation. Famous bridges in Britain, Italy, France, Iran and the USA are all : Ted Ruddock.

        Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog .   Today, Britain has bridges spanning not only many of its rivers, but much of its history. Each age brought new designs and engineering prowess, celebrated most proudly during the Industrial Revolution. This book admires some of the best, from the world-renowned to the minor and the modest.


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24 rows  Bridges in the United Kingdom is a link page for any road bridges or footbridges in. The book is divided into four sections. The first gives the background of the subject; the second describes arched bridges; the third explains other forms of bridges and investigates viaducts and aqueducts.

The Bridges of Britain book is a quick reference guide with a list of bridges to visit and a glossary to explain any unfamiliar terms.5/5(5). Britain's Greatest Bridges Joseph Rogers. out of 5 stars 2. Kindle Edition. I had purchased this book as a gift for a friend who loves bridges.

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Bridge - Bridge - The Middle Ages: After the fall of the Roman Empire, progress in European bridge building slowed considerably until the Renaissance. Fine bridges sporadically appeared, however. Medieval bridges are particularly noted for the ogival, or pointed arch.

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