Sunday, 11 May 2008

Brentwood: Edwardian Postcards (8)

The railway came to Brentwood in 1839. On its onward journey towards Chelmsford navvies had to make a huge cutting – the deepest on the whole route – known as Brentwood Bank. Seven Arches Bridge was constructed in 1842-43. Its architect was railway engineer, John Braithwaite.

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