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Richmond Bridge, London

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1939. The widening.

Richmond Bridge is an 18th-century stone arch bridge that crosses the River Thames at Richmond, connecting the two halves of the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

It was designed by James Paine and Kenton Couse.

It was built between 1774 and 1777, to replace a ferry crossing and is now a Grade I listed building.

Tolls were charged until 1859.

1937–40 The bridge was widened and flattened slightly.

It is the oldest surviving Thames bridge in London. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipedia