Originally called the Severn Gorge
, Ironbridge now takes it name from the famous bridge and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sue Munslow gives a demo called Treasures of the Severn Gorge
to Denbigh Floral Art Club, 7.
In Shropshire, the Severn Gorge
was breached by the construction of the world's first arched bridge made out of cast iron, produced from a nearby blast furnace.
Blists Hill Museum, in Ironbridge, Shropshire, has installed a new incline lift, replicating the one which was once used to haul goods up and down the side of the Severn Gorge
Opened on New Year's Day in 1781, the striking arched Iron Bridge that spans the Severn Gorge
is today overlooked by the town that takes its name from the famous construction, serene focal point for the UNESCO Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.
It has a history forged in iron, because the seven-bedroom home was once the residence of Thomas Telford, the 18th-century master of metal and civil engineering, whose iron bridge spanned the Severn Gorge
Park, Bridgnorth Road, Tweedale, near Telford (01952 684789/www.
The 100m-long log chute, supplied by Severn Gorge
Countryside Trust, is made from large recycled plastic barrels and is very easy to transport and assemble.
Not far away is Ironbridge, the Silicon Valley of the 18th Century, and where the world's first cast iron bridge still straddles the River Severn gorge
They were not so awestruck by the sublimity of blast furnances in the Severn Gorge
that they failed to notice the local availability of high grade ore, which calls in question the received view of the industry.
Above the Severn Gorge
stands The Old Vicarage, a lasting memorial to one family's in?
MANY a visitor, taking in the scenic splendour of the Severn Gorge
at Ironbridge, wishes their home overlooked a view like it.