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Foundry Bridge
Norwich, Norfolk
associated engineer
Not known
date  1886
era  Victorian  |  category  Bridge  |  reference  TG236085
ICE reference number  HEW 1777
A wrought iron, single span bridge, the third to be built on this site since 1810-11. The first bridge provided access to the iron foundry which stood across the River Wensum from the town.
This was replaced in 1844 when the railway station was built on the old foundry site, and again in 1866 at a cost of 12,000, partly provided by the Great Eastern Railway Co.
The roadway over the bridge is an ample 50ft between elaborate iron parapets. The span of 55ft is supported by four main girders, 4ft 2in deep, which were constructed in the station yard east of the river.
reference sources   CEH E&C

Foundry Bridge