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ancient bridges of the south of England

Edwyn Jervoise

ancient bridges of the south of England

by Edwyn Jervoise

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Published by Architectural Press in Westminster .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby E. Jervoise on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings ; with an introduction by C.R. Peers.
ContributionsSociety for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18421456M

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, Calling code: + Eventually, Major Menzies returned to England where, during the 's, he carried out research work, using both his compasses, at the ancient megalithic site of Stanton Drew, six miles south of Bristol in the south west of England. Stanton Drew is comprised of several megalithic stone circles which are said to possibly date back to 3, B.C.

After the fall of roman empire, bridge building techniques in Europe and Asia stagnated until the 18th century (if we ignore introduction of Rope suspension bridges that were brought back to Europe from Central and South America) when new age of science and engineering swept across the world. Architects of that time started using new. Packhorse Bridge, Watendlath, Cumbria. Surrounded by emerald hilltops and peridot landscapes, the beautiful Packhorse Bridge is located in the National Trust owned Hamlet of Watendlath. Originally used to transport work horses across Watendlath Beck, nowadays it’s put to much better use as a playground for Poohsticks.

While most haunted bridges base their tales on rumor and secondhand storytelling, Airtight Bridge in Ashmore, Illinois, has a very real and very bloody origin for its many ghost stories. Back in , the Coles County Sheriff’s Department discovered the dead body of an unidentified young woman floating in the Embarras River underneath the. Strangely, a Scottish man named John Metcalfe, born in and blinded at age six, built many miles of roads and bridges in Yorkshire, England. The roads were built in three layers: large stones, a mixture of road material, and a layer of gravel. Two other Scottish engineers, Thomas Telford and John Loudon McAdam are credited with the first.


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Jervoise offers history as an accretion of anecdotes, but is less informative on each bridge's place, if any, in architectural and engineering : The Happy Pontist. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jervoise, Edwyn, Ancient bridges of the south of England.

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A complete four volume set of The Ancient Bridges of England and Wales with signature from John Hooper Harvey. Each book is illustrated with at least eighty black and white photographic plates of bridges.

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London, The Architectural Press, First Edition, with 90 black & white illustrations, cr.8vo. hardback, publisher's original tan cloth, spine lettered in black, upper cover lettered in black within black line border, A good copy.

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