Dating site telford
In 1787, through his wealthy patron William Pulteney, he became Surveyor of Public Works in Shropshire.
Civil engineering was a discipline still in its infancy, so Telford was set on establishing himself as an architect.
He was one of the first engineers to test his materials thoroughly before construction.
As his engineering prowess grew, Telford was to return to this material repeatedly.
The same winter floods saw the bridge at Tenbury also swept away.
The wood frames are going in, walls are going up – you blink your eye and something has changed." Dean said he returned to the idea around 18 months ago.