Place:Ironbridge, Shropshire, England

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NameIronbridge
Alt namesIron Bridgesource: Baedekers: Great Britain (1966); Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986); Blue Guide: England (1980); Buildings: Shropshire (1958); Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) p 392; Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-76
Iron-Bridgesource: Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) p 392
TypeTown
Coordinates52.633°N 2.5°W
Located inShropshire, England
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Ironbridge is a settlement on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, in Shropshire, England. It lies in the civil parish of The Gorge, in the borough of Telford and Wrekin. Ironbridge developed beside, and takes its name from, the famous Iron Bridge, a 30-metre (100 ft) cast iron bridge that was built across the river in 1779.

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