Thomas Telford

1757-1834. Scottish Architect and Civil Engineer. Noted road, bridge and canal builder.

Connected Sites

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Edinburgh Dean Bridge is within the inscribed area of the "New Town". Designed by him in 1833. 4 arch 106ft above the Water of Leith.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Designed/Built by him in 1805.
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales Bethesda "settlement follows the Thomas Telford post road constructed between 1817 and 1825"
Westminster Westminster Abbey - Buried (in the Nave) 1834.


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