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Latitude: 55.3909 / 55°23'27"N
Longitude: -1.6173 / 1°37'2"W
OS Eastings: 424338
OS Northings: 610832
OS Grid: NU243108
Mapcode National: GBR K643.NB
Mapcode Global: WHC1M.4R3N
Entry Name: The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln
Listing Date: 1 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236897
Location: Lesbury, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Lesbury
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Lesbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln
Bridge, dated 1864. Rock-faced stone with rock-faced-and-margined voussoirs,
band and parapet. 4 segmental arches, reducing slightly in height from east
to west; bowed cutwaters with domed tops; impost band and chamfered band below
parapet, which has chamfered coping with iron clamps linking blocks. Parapets
and short wing walls have square end piers. Internal face of south parapet
has line of glinters and central cast-iron plate 'TO ELEANOR / DUCHESS OF
NORTHUMBERLAND / THE PUBLIC ARE CHIEFLY INDEBTED / FOR THIS STONE BRIDGE /
AND FOOTPATH TO THE STATION / A.D. MDCCLXIV'. On north side similar plate
with 'THE DUCHESS' BRIDGE 1864'.
Partly in Lesbury C.P.
Listing NGR: NU2435010830
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