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Britannia Iron Works Entrance Arch - Kempston Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 07.798 W 000° 28.350
30U E 672997 N 5778506
Quick Description: The attractive entrance arch to the old Britannia Iron Works has been preserved.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/26/2008 12:47:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM5E5W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ZenPanda
Views: 9

Long Description:
Beyond the arch now lies a new housing development but there used to be a vast iron and steel works on the site. In 1864 General Garibaldi visited the site please see visit link

An illustration of the Iron Works can be found here visit link

The arch is decorated with a weathervane, clock tower and two lodges.

Type: Gateway

Subtype: Municipal/Regional Entrance

Location: Britannia Iron Works

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snojo visited Britannia Iron Works Entrance Arch - Kempston Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK 4/13/2009 snojo visited it

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