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Latitude: 54.9678 / 54°58'3"N
Longitude: -1.6058 / 1°36'20"W
OS Eastings: 425333
OS Northings: 563754
OS Grid: NZ253637
Mapcode National: GBR SQC.TZ
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.9DKH
Entry Name: River Tyne New Tyne Bridge
Location: Gateshead, NE8
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Listing Date: 13 January 1983
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430244
Source ID: 1248569
1. RIVER TYNE
New Tyne Bridge
NZ 2563 5/125
1924-28. Engineers Mott, Hay and Anderson; architect R Burns Dick. Construction
by Dorman, Long and Company's Bridge Division.
Trussed and tied steel arch of 531 feet span; 1,254 feet with approach spans
supported on octagonal steel columns; with suspended road bed. 84 ft above high
water level. Tall stone abutment towers have quasi-classical top detail and very
tall arched recesses on outer faces, with balconies near the top. The towers
contain lifts for maintenance purposes.
Of historic interest as a forerunner of the larger Sydney Harbour bridge built
by the same company.
Listing NGR: NZ2533363753
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