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The Old Bridge and Footbridge, Morpeth

Description: The Old Bridge and Footbridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 238708

OS Grid Reference: NZ2003185850
OS Grid Coordinates: 420031, 585850
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1666, -1.6871

Location: 1 Wansbeck Street, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1PJ

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 1PJ

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Listing Text

NZ 2085
25/223 The Old Bridge
and footbridge


Footbridge. Central pier and abutments C13. The rest erected by public
subscription in 1869 and built by Swinney Bros., Morpeth. Dressed stone and

Of the C13 bridge only one pier with triangular cutwaters remain.

Footbridge supported on flat girders. Railings with 4 rails and widely-spaced
standards; round knobs at intersections.

Above central pier railings with square bars and arched top rail. Cast-iron
oval panel with inscription. Above this central section a contemporary lamp
standard on 4 tall curved stanchions with scrolled decoration.

Listing NGR: NZ2003285849

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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