Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume Nine - Pre-Victorian to the present day - even more aspects - The Work of Martin J. Ridley - Photographer . . .

Suspension Bridge, Clifton.
Suspension Bridge, Clifton.
Suspension Bridge, Clifton.

Suspension Bridge, Clifton - The suspension bridge commenced by I. K. Brunel and completed by John Hawkshaw F.R.S. and William Henry Barlow F.R.S. Cochrane Grove and Company were contractors according to the inscription in the masonry above the east pier. The bridge was commenced in 1836 and completed in 1864, just one year prior to the opening of Penarth Dock ; what a busy time for engineer John Hawkshaw! - Another of Martin J. Ridley's photographic records of the Bristol Channel and Severn Sea and surrounding area. The postcard is post-dated October 1907 and is held within the Penarth Dock Collection. [001] [M.J.R-.B.2599] [20191114]

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