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Beauty as a response to beauty


This stone viaduct was built in 1851 through the ancient market town of Knaresborough, to carry a branch of the Leeds & Thirsk Railway over the River Nidd. Image: Beautiful Britain

The four-span bridge stands 78 feet above the water, and was designed to respond to the architecture and character of the town, a goal achieved by its engineer, Thomas Grainger.

An interesting fellow, Grainger built a number of railroad bridges and tunnels, and was president of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, which was partial to the "useful" arts.

We like the idea of the useful arts - that usefulness and beauty can be combined, that what is useful can be shaped by what is lovely.

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