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The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln, Alnmouth

Description: The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236897

OS Grid Reference: NU2433810832
OS Grid Coordinates: 424338, 610832
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3909, -1.6173

Location: B1338, Lesbury, Northumberland NE66 3NF

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3NF

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Listing Text

NU 2410 ALNMOUTH B 1338

20/7 The Duchess'
Bridge, over
River Aln

Bridge, dated 1864. Rock-faced stone with rock-faced-and-margined voussoirs,
band and parapet. 4 segmental arches, reducing slightly in height from east
to west; bowed cutwaters with domed tops; impost band and chamfered band below
parapet, which has chamfered coping with iron clamps linking blocks. Parapets
and short wing walls have square end piers. Internal face of south parapet
has line of glinters and central cast-iron plate 'TO ELEANOR / DUCHESS OF
AND FOOTPATH TO THE STATION / A.D. MDCCLXIV'. On north side similar plate
with 'THE DUCHESS' BRIDGE 1864'.

Partly in Lesbury C.P.

Listing NGR: NU2433810832

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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