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Panel For Historical Engineering Works

Horseshoe Falls

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  • Designers:
    Telford, Thomas
  • Owner:
    British Waterways
  • Built:
    1804 - 1808
  • Opened:
Significant features

A masonry weir 460ft long with cast iron capping, part of one of the earliest river regulation schemes in Britain


  • Last Updated:06/10/2012

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Horseshoe Falls
  • Place:
  • National Grid Ref.:
    SJ 196433
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  • Accessibility:
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