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Featherstone Bridge, Featherstone

Description: Featherstone Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 240695

OS Grid Reference: NY6757161896
OS Grid Coordinates: 367571, 561896
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9507, -2.5078

Location: Featherstone, Northumberland NE49 0JW

Locality: Featherstone
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE49 0JW

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Listing Text

NY 66 SE
(North side)
15/91 Featherstone Bridge
10/6/52 (formerly listed as Bridge
over South Tyne River)

Single-track road bridge over River South Tyne, c.1775. Tooled ashlar sandstone.
Both faces similar: single c.25-metre wide segmental arch with flush voussoirs,
arch band and triple keystone. Arch, flanked by wide slightly-projecting piers,
rests on side walls with chamfered plinths and top bands. Parapet defined by
wide band and projecting chamfered coping. Horizontal section of parapet
extends beyond keystone before raking down to south. Parapet terminates at
projecting end piers with pyramidal caps. Plaque above keystone on inner face
of west parapet inscribed: FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE. Curving walls on north end of
parapet; splayed walls on south end.

(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).

Listing NGR: NY6757161896

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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