Sussex, Shoreham, The Duke of Norfolk Suspension Bridge Opened
Sussex, Shoreham, The Duke of Norfolk Suspension Bridge Opened, bronze medal, 1833, by J. Langridge, bridge over the river Adur, THE NORFOLK SUSPENSION BRIDGE/ ERECTED BY HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF NORFOLK OVER THE RIVER ADUR NEW SHOREHAM SUSSEX/ W. T. CLARK ESQR. ENGINEER, rev. view of the entrance to Brighton Pavilion, THE PRINCIPLE ENTRANCE TO THE ROYAL PAVILION, 57 mm, (BHM. -). Unrecorded, only very fine with attempted piercing on the reverse, excessively rare. £Sold
A scheme for a new bridge proposed in 1829, was supported by the Duke of Norfolk. The trustees agreed to accept an annuity of £1,200 from the Duke for the building of a new bridge, which was opened on 1 May 1833.
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