John Rennie FRS FRSE

Died aged 60

John Rennie FRSE FRS (7 June 1761 – 4 October 1821) was a Scottish civil engineer who designed many bridges, canals, docks and warehouses, and a pioneer in the use of structural cast-iron.

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Commemorated on 10 plaques

Designed by John Rennie, the dock was completed in 1809 along the line of the medieval town walls. Excavated material from Humber Dock was used to reclaim the area south of Humber Street. The dock was reopened as a marina in 1983

Green Bricks public house, Humber Dock Street, Hull, United Kingdom where they designed (1809) and designed (1809)

Claverton Pump Designed by John Rennie (1761-1821). Built 1810-1813. Restored by Kennet and Avon Canal Trust 1969-1976.

Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, United Kingdom where they designed (1810)

Transport Heritage Site 'Red Wheel' #33

Caen Hill Lock Flight A spectacular set of 16 locks and side-ponds, designed by John Rennie and opened in 1810 as the final link in the 87-mile Kennet & Avon Canal

The Locks, Devizes, United Kingdom where they designed

Keer Aqueduct. A single span aqueduct, 43 feet long, carrying the canal 35 feet above the River Keer. Engineer: John Rennie first used 1797

Bridge 132 on Lancaster Canal, Capernwray, United Kingdom where they designed (1797)

Wyre Aqueduct - John Rennie designed this single span aqueduct, built in 1797. It is 110 feet long and carries the Lancaster to Kendal canal 34 feet above the River Wyre.

Lancaster Canal, Garstang, United Kingdom where they designed (1797)

Royal William Victualling Yard commissioned to be built in 1824 in the reign of King George IV with the sole purpose of supplying victuals to His Majesty's Navy. Completed in the reign of King William IV from whom the yard took its name on 3rd December 1833. Architects: Sir John Rennie and Mr Philip Richards.

Cremyll Street, Plymouth, United Kingdom where they designed

Kennet & Avon Canal. John Rennie Eng. Opened 1810

Couch Lane, Devizes, United Kingdom where they designed

This stone is a remnant of the London Bridge designed by Sir John Rennie. The Bridge spanned the river between 1831 and 1967. It was then sold to Robert P McCulloch an American entrepreneur and can be found in Arizona, USA

Montague Close, Southwark, , where they was

These steps and arch are surviving fragments of the 1831 London Bridge designed by John Rennie and built by his son Sir John Rennie. These steps were the scene of the murder of Nancy in Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist.

Montague Close, London, United Kingdom where they was

Connolly's Mill This building stands on, or close to, a site which has been used for milling for at least 750 years. The present building was erected by the eminent engineer John Rennie shortly before 1800. Then known as Merton Mill, it was one of the largest corn mills in the London area at the time. The building was converted to provide housing in 1994.

Wandle Bank, Colliers Wood, London, United Kingdom where they was