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Featherstone Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Featherstone, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9507 / 54°57'2"N

Longitude: -2.5078 / 2°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 367571

OS Northings: 561896

OS Grid: NY675618

Mapcode National: GBR BCX6.V3

Mapcode Global: WH911.GT0M

Entry Name: Featherstone Bridge

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Last Amended: 27 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240695

Location: Featherstone, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Featherstone

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE END
NY 66 SE
(North side)
15/91 Featherstone Bridge
10/6/52 (formerly listed as Bridge
over South Tyne River)
II*

Single-track road bridge over River South Tyne, c.1775. Tooled ashlar sandstone.
Both faces similar: single c.25-metre wide segmental arch with flush voussoirs,
arch band and triple keystone. Arch, flanked by wide slightly-projecting piers,
rests on side walls with chamfered plinths and top bands. Parapet defined by
wide band and projecting chamfered coping. Horizontal section of parapet
extends beyond keystone before raking down to south. Parapet terminates at
projecting end piers with pyramidal caps. Plaque above keystone on inner face
of west parapet inscribed: FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE. Curving walls on north end of
parapet; splayed walls on south end.

(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).


Listing NGR: NY6757161896

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