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Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet and Wall to North-West, Longhorsley

Description: Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet and Wall to North-West

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238325

OS Grid Reference: NZ1380198506
OS Grid Coordinates: 413801, 598506
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2805, -1.7843

Location: A697, Longhorsley, Northumberland NE65 8AX

Locality: Longhorsley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 8AX

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

NZ 19 NW
1/92 Weldon Bridge,over
River Coquet and
wall to north-west
The trade shall be upgraded to grade I


NZ 19 NW
1/92 Weldon Bridge, over
River Coquet and wall
to north-west

Bridge and wall, c.1760. Probably by John Smeaton. Squared stone. 3 segmental
arches with slightly-recessed voussoirs and stepped keystones. Large keyed oculus
between southern arches; smaller semicircular- 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 realigned 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 north part of the bridge and attached wall are in Brinkburn
parish. In appearance very similar to Smeaton's Coldstream Bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ1380198506

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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