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Travel West Midlands Gallery

Birmingham to the Marches

Choose from 48 images in our Travel West Midlands collection.

Ironbridge Gorge EAW024219 Featured Travel West Midlands Image

Ironbridge Gorge EAW024219

THE IRONBRIDGE GORGE, Shropshire. In addition to the famous bridge, Ironbridge was home to a number of the key elements that drove the Industrial Revolution, including the Bedlam Furnaces (bottom right, near to the gasworks cylinder, which is now a picnic area). Also in this view are a foundry, limekilns, coppiced woodland used for charcoal production, claypits, quarries and coal mines, brick and tile works, and the Great Western Railway Severn Valley branch line. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Shakespeares birthplace CC73_00992 Featured Travel West Midlands Image

Shakespeares birthplace CC73_00992

SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. The exterior of the 16th century timber framed building with dormer windows and a wooden porch, taken from the road. The building was carefully restored in 1857-8. A late 19th century view by Henry Taunt

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Shakespeare, Tudor

Iron Bridge K971905 Featured Travel West Midlands Image

Iron Bridge K971905

IRON BRIDGE, Shropshire. A section of the famous cast iron bridge. Designed by Thomas Pritchard and built in 1779 by Abraham Darby III of the Coalbrookdale Company

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Bridge, Georgian, Industrial, Iron Work, World Heritage Site