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River Tyne New Tyne Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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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

County: Gateshead

Locality: Bridges

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430244

Source ID: 1248569

Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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