SH7877 : Approaching Telford's Suspension bridge

taken 22 days ago, near to Gyffin, Conwy, Great Britain

Approaching Telford's Suspension bridge
Approaching Telford's Suspension bridge
A Grade I listed structure and one of the first road suspension bridges in the world.
Conwy (Telford's) Suspension Bridge
Conwy Suspension Bridge, was one of the first road suspension bridges in the world. Now crossable on foot. The bridge is in the care of the National Trust. It originally carried the A55 road.
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Built by Thomas Telford, the bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the River Conwy next to Conwy Castle, a World Heritage Site. The bridge was completed in 1826. It is in the same style as one of Telford's other bridges, the Menai Suspension Bridge crossing the Menai Strait. The Conwy bridge runs alongside the wrought iron tubular railway bridge built by Robert Stephenson.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7849 7749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.8250N 3:49.4354W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 78601 77544
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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National Trust Property  Grade I Listed 

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