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Westnewton Bridge, Kirknewton

Description: Westnewton Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237658

OS Grid Reference: NT9078430383
OS Grid Coordinates: 390784, 630383
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5670, -2.1477

Location: B6351, Kirknewton, Northumberland NE71 6XJ

Locality: Kirknewton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6XJ

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Listing Text


3/82 Westnewton Bridge


Bridge. Late C18-early C19. Random rubble with ashlar dressings; repairs in

7 arches. Triangular cutwaters between middle three arches. Very broad
segmental arch, vaulted in ashlar, flanked by smaller round-headed arches.
At each end of bridge 2 further, much lower, flood arches now largely blocked
by earth and rubble.

Deep voussoirs framed by arch bands.

Plain parapet, with concrete coping, widens out beyond bridge to form approach
walls ending in square piers with shallow stone pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NT9078430383

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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