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Thomas Telford - The Great Designer

Duration: 01:58

Two examples of Thomas Telford’s design achievements in Wales - the Menai Bridge, completed in 1826, connecting Anglesey to mainland Wales for the first time, and the Pontcysyllte aqueduct which carried the Llangollen canal over the River Dee.

Available since: Mon 18 Mar 2013

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Local Heroes Series 2, Wales

5/6 Adam Hart-Davis recalls heroes of science and invention in Wales.

First broadcast: 03 Feb 1997

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