Description: Salters' Bridge (Tyne and Wear Bridge Number 077)
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304342
OS Grid Reference: NZ2547968542
OS Grid Coordinates: 425479, 568542
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0108, -1.6031
There is also a scheduled monument, Salter's Bridge, Gosforth, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
NZ 26 NE GOSFORTH SALTERS' LANE (west side,off)
Salters' Bridge (Tyne and
9/22 Wear Bridge No. 077)
Bridge. Medieval and later. Coursed squared sandstone. 2 arches; the northern
half of the eastern arch has broad ribs, and is pointed and recessed in
chamfered surround; southern half and the western arch are segmental. North
central pointed cutwater with square refuge in parapet above; low south
cutwater with pilaster above to parapet. Steeply chamfered parapet copings.
Sources: M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland, vol. XII, 1930 p. 333,
E. Jervoise The Ancient Bridges of the North of England (1931); reprint 1973
pp 32-3. A Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: NZ2547968542
Source: English Heritage
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