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Regency Celebrity: Thomas Telford, The Colossus of Roads

Thomas Telford (1757–1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder. After establishing himself as an engineer of road and canal projects in Shropshire, he designed numerous infrastructure projects in his native … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: Robert Mylne, Architect for Blackfriars Bridge and First Briton to Win the Concorso Clementino Competition

Robert Mylne (4 January 1733 – 5 May 1811) was a Scottish architect and civil engineer, particularly remembered for his design for Blackfriars Bridge in London. Born and raised in Edinburgh, he travelled to Europe as a young man, studying … Continue reading

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