Shropshire Star

Police investigating after 'distressing' damage to historic gate on Iron Bridge

Police are investigating after a gate belonging to the historic Iron Bridge was extensively damaged.

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The damage has been described by English Heritage as 'distressing'.

The damage, described as "distressing" by the bridge's guardians, English Heritage, took place sometime between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.

The gate is next to the tollhouse on the southern side of the bridge.

The damage appears to have been caused by a vehicle, with some of the railings which make up the gates snapped entirely.

An appeal has been launched for anyone with CCTV footage of the incident, or information about who caused the damage.