Description: The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln
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
NU 2410 ALNMOUTH B 1338
20/7 The Duchess'
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
NORTHUMBERLAND / THE PUBLIC ARE CHIEFLY INDEBTED / FOR THIS STONE BRIDGE /
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
Source: English Heritage
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