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Description: Weldon Bridge over River Coquet and Wall to North West
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236761
OS Grid Reference: NZ1379698511
OS Grid Coordinates: 413796, 598511
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2805, -1.7844
BRINKBURN WELDON BRIDGE
NZ 19 NW
10/92 Weldon Bridge,
over River Coquet,
10/1/53 and wall to
Bridge and wall, c.1760. Squared stone. 3 segmental arches with slightly-
recessed voussoirs and stepped keystones. Large keyed oculus between southern
arches; smaller semicircular-headed arches of similar form flank northern
arch, with paved inverts well above normal river level. Battered semi-
octagonal cutwaters. Dentil cornice. Parapet with shallow pilasters on
both faces and gabled coping; to north parapet splays out to circular piers
on stepped pilasters; similar south-east parapet end; west parapet re-aligned
in C20 at splayed angle, carried on iron girder. Contemporary wall with flat
coping running north from north end of east parapet to terminate opposite
east end of Angler's Arms Hotel.
The south part of the bridge is in Longhorsley parish (Castle Morpeth R.D.).
Listing NGR: NZ1379698511
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Source: English Heritage
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