Reference numberJS/4/64
TitleCoffer Dam, and Wooden-Girder Bridge, Harraton, County Durham
DescriptionDesign for a coffer dam for founding the piers of Harraton Bridge
Press copy, plan, scale 1:36
Signed 1783, and;

Design for a scaffold bridge over the river Wear at Harraton in the County of Durham
Elevation transverse section and plan, scale 1:72
Ink wash
Signed 1783
Physical descriptionPaper, ink
NotesEarly use of Watt's press-copying process
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee Smeaton's Reports I.20, dam, and III.378, bridge, but no engraving
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView