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Grosvenor Bridge, Chester

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A sense of the scale of the bridge may be obtained by the size of the man on the bridge
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1827-33 Masonry Bridge over the River Dee, designed by Thomas Harrison and built by James Trubshaw, with Jesse Hartley as Engineer.

When built, it was the largest stone arch bridge in the world, with a single span of 200 ft.

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