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Description: Bridge over River Derwent (Tyne and Wear Bridge Number 761)
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303785
OS Grid Reference: NZ1979462322
OS Grid Coordinates: 419794, 562322
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9552, -1.6924
NZ 16 SE BLAYDON SANDS LANE
(north side, off)
- Bridge over River Derwent.
(Tyne & Wear Bridge No 761)
Road bridge. 1779 for Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike. Coursed squared sandstone.
Rusticated voussoirs to 3 arches, the central one larger; bands to 2 pointed
cut-waters, incurved above to canted refuges having 3 large panels in raised
surrounds; similar bands and panelling to abutments. Corbel table to band at
high-centred road bed level; round-coped parapet. 4 square piers at parapet
ends have high curved coping on band. Sources Newcastle Courant 8 June, 1776
and 4 July 1778.
Listing NGR: NZ1979462322
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Source: English Heritage
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