Engineering Brick

1997/010

Brick (c.1840) used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel (completed 1842)

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Description

Brick used (c.1840) in the construction of the Thames Tunnel 1825-1842 (the works were completely suspended for a period between 1828 to 1835). The tunnel was designed by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel. The brick is part of a sample removed for examination during strengthening works in 1996.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1997/010

Item Type

Short Description

Engineering brick

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

Unknown

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

230 x 115 x 75

Donor

Date Donated

December 1977

Materials

Brick

Condition

Good

Display Location