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Blackett Bridge over the River West Allen

A Grade II Listed Building in Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8809 / 54°52'51"N

Longitude: -2.3442 / 2°20'38"W

OS Eastings: 378016

OS Northings: 554065

OS Grid: NY780540

Mapcode National: GBR DD20.94

Mapcode Global: WH91H.YLX3

Entry Name: Blackett Bridge over the River West Allen

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240330

Location: Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Plenmeller with Whitfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 75 SE WEST ALLEN

14/213 Blackett Bridge over
the River West Allen

II

Bridge, dated 1857. Stone with dressings. An inclined bridge with 3
elliptical arches increasing in height westwards. Rock-faced abutments
and piers with triangular cutwaters. Band below parapets which terminate in
low square piers. Rock-faced and margined parapet coping and dressings.
Panel on internal face of north parapet, with inscription in moulded surround:
BLACKETT BRIDGE
BUILT BY SUBSCRIPTION
THE FOUNDATION STONE
WAS LAID BY
EDWARD BLACKETT ORD
APRIL XV.MDCCCLVII


Listing NGR: NY7801654065

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