|from Walks Through London pub. 1817|
|from The Literary Panorama, Vol. X, 1811|
The foundations of the bridge were built using coffer-dams, considered a superior method of construction, and the superstructure was built of Craigleith and Derbyshire granite.
|from Walks Through London 1817|
It has been well said that the accuracy of the work is as extraordinary as its beauty.Charles Knight in his book of 1851 included an article on the 'Vauxhall, Waterloo, and Southwark Bridges' by one J. Saunders, which gives a complete picture of the building of the Strand Bridge. The quote above comes from this article. So also does the following explanation of the change in the bridge's name:
'Til next time,