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Rothbury Bridge, Rothbury

Description: Rothbury Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236608

OS Grid Reference: NU0589501598
OS Grid Coordinates: 405895, 601598
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3084, -1.9087

Location: Bridge Street, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7SE

Locality: Rothbury
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7SE

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Listing Text

NU 0501
25/263 Rothbury Bridge

Bridge. Medieval; south arch rebuilt C16 or C17; widened to east 1759; new
superstructure mid-C20. Squared stone. 4 segmental, almost semicircular
arches which are double-chamfered to the west and have arch rings to the east.
The 3 northern arches each have 4 chamfered soffit ribs; plain soffits to
southern arch and 1759 widening, Pointed cutwaters, those on west with canted
tops. Flat-coped C19 approach walls on north.

The date 1759 and initials W.O. (William Oliphant, a Rothbury mason) are said
to be carved low on the east face.

C20 concrete and steel superstructure, extending over cutwaters and replacing
original parapets, is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NU0589501598

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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