Basic Site Details

Name: Forth Railway Bridge
City or county:  
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The Parliamentary plans and sections of this work were duly deposited, as required, on the 30th November (1881); and the amended design for the great bridge, by Mr John Fowler and Mr B Baker, the engineers now entrusted with the carrying out of the undertaking, will in due course be brought before the usual Parliamentary Committees for critical examination. ..... [Building News 9 December 1881 p756-757]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Railway bridge  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21881 Plans datedPlans submitted for Parliamentary approval 30 November 1881
Item 2 of 218831890Build/construction 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2(Sir) John FowlerEngineer 18811890 
Item 2 of 2Benjamin BakerEngineer 18811890 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp7

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News9 December 1881  pp756-757 - extensive report