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Westnewton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirknewton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.567 / 55°34'1"N

Longitude: -2.1477 / 2°8'51"W

OS Eastings: 390784

OS Northings: 630383

OS Grid: NT907303

Mapcode National: GBR F4F2.T6

Mapcode Global: WH9ZF.ZBGL

Entry Name: Westnewton Bridge

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237658

Location: Kirknewton, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kirknewton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirknewton St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


3/82 Westnewton Bridge


Bridge. Late C18-early C19. Random rubble with ashlar dressings; repairs in

7 arches. Triangular cutwaters between middle three arches. Very broad
segmental arch, vaulted in ashlar, flanked by smaller round-headed arches.
At each end of bridge 2 further, much lower, flood arches now largely blocked
by earth and rubble.

Deep voussoirs framed by arch bands.

Plain parapet, with concrete coping, widens out beyond bridge to form approach
walls ending in square piers with shallow stone pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NT9078430383

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