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Henry Goodridge Bath architect

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  • Beckford's Tower 1827
  • The Corridor 1825
  • Cleveland Bridge 1826

Henry Goodridge architect

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Goodridge built the following below
Cleveland Bridge, 826
The Corridor, 1825
Beckford's Tower, 1827

Henry Edmund Goodridge (1797, Bath – 26 October 1864) was an architect whose work started in the 1820s.
Cleveland Bridge, named after the Duke of Cleveland Spans the River avon, it was built was built in 1826 and was a toll bridge. In 1927 it was freed from the toll

The Corridor was built by Goodridge and hailed as a great success when it opened on the 12th October 1825. The opening was attended by 5000 people. The fashion for arcades spread and the concept was taken up by Henry Edmund Goodridge, the son of a successful Bath builder.Henry became an architect in the 1820’s, and was chosen by the eccentric William Beckford, to design a spectacular tower in Landsdown to give him a panoramic view of the countryside. It was thought that this commission supported Goodridge in his building of the corridor.

The 120 foot neo-classical Tower was built for wealthy eccentric William Beckford in 1827 as a study retreat which housed part of his art collection & library.