Great Western Dockyard

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Great Western Dry dock was built in1839 of pennant rubble and brick. It is bow-ended and brick based, with a curved section to the entrance. It has stepped sides and iron caisson single-leaf dock gate. It was built for the construction of Brunel’s SS Great Britain, launched from the dock in 1843.

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Johann Jacob Weber 1803 to 1880.PNG
Picture by Johann Jacob Weber 1803 to 1880
Great Western dockyard early 1900s
Great Western Dockyard early 1900s. Occupied by Wickham and Norris, Timber Merchants
Steamship House 1942-factory-after-bombing
Steamship House Great Western Dockyard Bombed 1942
Great Western Dry Dock c1968 Martin Bodman
Great Western Dry Dock c 1968 – Martin Bodman
SS GB 1970
SS Great Britain returning to Great Western Dock in 1970
Great Western Dockyard 2012s
Great Western Dockyard from the water
Great Western Dockyard 2011
Great Western Dockyard from Clifton Wood
SS GB 2011 s
Great Western Dockyard and the SS Great Britain
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Great Western Dockyard in September 2017 with the new museum ‘Being Brunel’ nearing completion.

Gw Dockyard Today

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Map of Great Western Dockyard in 2018

 

 

 

 

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