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West Wylam Bridge, Wylam

Description: West Wylam Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239520

OS Grid Reference: NZ1113764285
OS Grid Coordinates: 411137, 564285
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9731, -1.8275

Location: Wylam, Northumberland NE41 8JS

Locality: Wylam
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE41 8JS

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Listing Text


19/146 West Wylam Bridge


Railway bridge, now disused. 1876 by William George Laws for the North-Eastern
Railway Co. Wrought-iron. A long single span with the roadway suspended from 2
parabolic arches. Said to be the earliest use of this form of construction to carry
railway. Built as part of the Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway.

Listing NGR: NZ1113764285

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Source: English Heritage

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