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Talk – Frome Museum

27th Apr 2016 @ 19:00


Clash of Walruses: was Benjamin Baker extravagant at his Forth Bridge?

Mark Watson, Historic Environment Scotland, sets out reasons why the Forth Bridge became in 2015 the fourth individual bridge accepted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List.The coveted criteria as a “work of Human Creative Genius” is owed to the design skills of Benjamin Baker, the civil engineer who was born in Frome.  Yet his design was controversial and the bridge is still a unique creation.

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27th Apr 2016
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