john rennie

John Rennie

John Rennie

John Rennie (1761-1821) John Rennie was born in Phantassie near East Linton, East Lothian, in 1761, and was to become one of the greatest engineers

Southwark Bridge

Old Southwark Bridge

In May, 1811, a Bill was passed for the erection of a new bridge to cross the Thames about a quarter of a mile west