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042 - Great Western Railway Contract 3S

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Details of bridge for road No.1 at Beckett Tithing. Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of half longitudinal section, third drawing is of plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, fourth drawing is of transverse section at F, fifth drawing is of transverse section.

17 June 1839

Details of culverts. Twelve drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 13 for Contract No. 3S. First drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, second drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, third drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, fourth drawing is of transverse section at CD, fifth drawing is of transverse section at CD, sixth drawing is of transverse section at CD, seventh drawing is of an elevation, eighth drawing is of an elevation, ninth drawing is of an elevation, tenth drawing is of a plan, eleventh drawing is of a plan, twelfth drawing is of a plan. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Cross section of the line. Drawing No. 2 for Contract No. 3S. Drawing is a cross section of the land between Ashbury Parish, Shrivenham Parish and Uffington Parish between the road to complete bridge drawing No, 5 and ending in Culvert Square, drawing No. 13. Cross section shows details of cutting and embankment. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Cross section of line. One drawing showing cross section of contract No. 3S from Ashbury Parish to Uffington Parish.

17 June 1839

Details of cutting and embankment. Two drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 3 for Contract No. 3S. First drawing is of embankment for cross section No. 1 and second drawing is of cutting at cross section No. 2. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Details of cutting and embankment. Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of embankment cross section no. 1, second drawing is of cutting cross section no. 1.

17 June 1839

Details of Cutting and Embankment. Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of embankment cross section no. 1, second drawing is of cutting cross section no. 1.

17 June 1839

Plan of line crossing the Wilts and Berks Canal. Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan, second drawing is of section of retaining wall.

17 June 1839

Details of the bridge over the Wilts and Berks canal. Nine drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of longitudinal section at A.B, second drawing is of outside girder front elevation, third drawing is of outside girder back elevation, fourth drawing is of transverse section at C.D, fifth drawing is of transverse section at E.F, sixth drawing is of section at G, seventh drawing is of section at H, eighth drawing is of longitudinal girder elevation, ninth drawing is of intermediate girder plan.

17 June 1839

Details of bridge over the Wilts and Berks Canal. Nine drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 4A for Contract No. 3S. First drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, second drawing is of transverse section at CD, third drawing is of transverses section at EF, fourth drawing is of section at G, fifth drawing is of section at H, sixth drawing is of outside girder front elevation, seventh drawing is of outside girder back elevation, eight drawing is of inside girder elevation, ninth drawing is of inside girder plan. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Details of Bridge. Nine drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of longitudinal section at A.B, second drawing is of outside girder front elevation, third drawing is of outside girder back elevation, fourth drawing is of transverse section at C.D, fifth drawing is of transverse section at E.F, sixth drawing is of section at G, seventh drawing is of section at H, eighth drawing is of intermediate girder elevation, ninth drawing is of intermediate girder plan.

17 June 1839

Details of Mrs Mary Atkins Wright's bridge. Eight drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of half back elevation and half longitudinal section, third drawing is of transverse section at C.D, fourth drawing is of sections at H, G and F, fifth drawing is of enlarged plan of the iron shoe, sixth drawing is of half plan of superstructure and half plan of foundations, seventh drawing is of transverse section of iron shoe, eighth drawing is of half elevation of iron shoe and half longitudinal section of iron shoe.

17 June 1839

Copy Tender for Contract No. 3S. Tender copy for contract between Mr. William Smith Simpson and the Great Western Railway for Simpson (Croydon) to offer to complete akk the Earthwork Bridges Culverts and other works included in contract No. 3S. Contract includes information for the schedule of the works to take place and a description of the works to take place. The contract is dated on 17th June 1839 and it was signed, sealed and delivered by Simpson in the presence of (illegible signature and [H Brook]) two clerks.

17 June 1839

Details of the bridge over the Wilts and Berks Canal. Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of plan of foundations and plan of superstructure.

17 June 1839

Details of bridge. Five drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 5 for Contract No. 3S. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of half longitudinal section at AB, third drawing is of general plan including plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, fourth drawing is of transverse section at EF, fifth drawing is of transverse section at CD. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Details of Thatchers Bridge. Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of half longitudinal section and half back elevation, third drawing is of transverse section, fourth drawing is of plan of superstructure and plan of foundations.

17 June 1839

Plan of a bridge over the Wilts and Berks Canal. Two drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 4B for Contract No. 3S. First drawing is of the diversion and abutment of the Wilts and Berks Canal, second drawing is of section of retaining wall. This is one of the drawings referred to in the annexed contract between the Great Western Railway Company and Mr. William Smith Simpson bearing the date of seventeenth day of June 1839. Drawing is signed by Brunel and William Smith Simpson.

17 June 1839

Details of Mr Butler's Bridge. Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section, third drawing is of plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, fourth drawing is of transverse section, fifth drawing is of back elevation.

17 June 1839

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