Medal For The Opening Of The Crumlin Viaduct 1st June 1857

Item reference number: 151

Obv.: Newport, Abergavenny & Hereford Railway Extension To Taff Vale
Crumlin Viaduct

Rev.: Messrs Liddle & Gordon are the engineers of the railway
Mr T.W. Kennard engineer & contractor for the viaduct.
This viaduct is entirely of iron and is 200 feet high, and one third of a mile in length.
First column erected in December 1853, by Lady Isabella Fitzmaurice.
Opened on 1st June 1857.

Image courtesy of Newport Museum and Art Gallery collections.