Person    | Male  Born 30/8/1794  Died 3/9/1874

Sir John Rennie

Categories: Engineering

Civil engineer. Born 27 Stamford Street. In London, worked on Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridges. President of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 1845-8. Died at Bengeo, near Hertford.

Easy to confuse with his father of the same name, also a civil engineer. The father did the design work on a number of projects which the son saw through to construction. The name panel at IC may refer to either.

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Sir John Rennie

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Bridges - Montague Close

The pale plaque between the two dark ones carries some near-illegible etching...

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London Bridge - Duke Street Hill

{Below an etching of the Rennie bridge:} London bridge 1825 - 1967 These gran...

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Nancy's Steps - plaque 1

Nancy's Steps These steps and arch are surviving fragments of the 1831 London...

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Nancy's Steps - plaque 2

Erected between April 2019 and August 2020, by unknown.

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Rennie at IC

No way of knowing which Rennie is intended so we've linked both.

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