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pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
pontcysyllte aqueduct
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  • 1. PontcysyllteAqueduct issituated in noth-eastern Wales
  • 2. Pontcysyllte isthe longest andhighest cast-ironaqueduct in theworld.
  • 3. The cast-iron bridge solution proposed byTelford was chosen and construction work beganunder his supervision.Pontcysyllte aqueduct was opened on 25 November1805.
  • 4. The PontcysyllteAqueduct madeThomas Telfordfamous. He wasrecognized in hislifetime as thegreatest builder ofiron bridges andcanals of his time.
  • 5. During the 19th century the canal andits engineering structures wereregularly maintained. No structuralchanges were made.
  • 6. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was completelyrenovated in 2003-2004.
  • 7. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 1000 feet long and 125feet high.
  • 8. Thank you for yourattention!

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