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The Duchess' Bridge, over River Aln

A Grade II Listed Building in Lesbury, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236897

Location: Lesbury, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Lesbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Lesbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2410 ALNMOUTH B 1338

20/7 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
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: NU2433810832

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