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This town is named for the famous bridge that spans the River Severn - the world's first Iron Bridge.. More..

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Photo © Alan WhiteheadPremier Member! Click for more info.. (4th May 2021)
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"Ironbridge and the Old Ice House in Shropshire"

In the 18th Century, the River Severn was one of Britain's busiest waterways and as industry was growing quickly in Coalbrookdale, a bridge across the river became essential. The adjacent Ice House was just one of many local businesses that would benefit from the construction, as small boats were the only alternative way to reach their suppliers and customers.

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Photographer: © Alan Whitehead (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(4th May 2021)
Description Description contains history

Ironbridge and the Old Ice House in Shropshire

In the 18th Century, the River Severn was one of Britain's busiest waterways and as industry was growing quickly in Coalbrookdale, a bridge across the river became essential. The adjacent Ice House was just one of many local businesses that would benefit from the construction, as small boats were the only alternative way to reach their suppliers and customers.
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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(8th May 2021)

Lovely pics ,one place we haven't ever been.

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