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Latitude: 54.9555 / 54°57'19"N
Longitude: -1.6916 / 1°41'29"W
OS Eastings: 419848
OS Northings: 562364
OS Grid: NZ198623
Mapcode National: GBR JCM4.KC
Mapcode Global: WHC3P.ZPNW
Entry Name: Bridge over River Derwent (Tyne and Wear Bridge Number 761)
Listing Date: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355119
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303785
Location: Gateshead, NE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham North
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Whickham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 16 SE BLAYDON SANDS LANE
(north side, off)
- Bridge over River Derwent.
(Tyne & Wear Bridge No 761)
Road bridge. 1779 for Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike. Coursed squared sandstone.
Rusticated voussoirs to 3 arches, the central one larger; bands to 2 pointed
cut-waters, incurved above to canted refuges having 3 large panels in raised
surrounds; similar bands and panelling to abutments. Corbel table to band at
high-centred road bed level; round-coped parapet. 4 square piers at parapet
ends have high curved coping on band. Sources Newcastle Courant 8 June, 1776
and 4 July 1778.
Listing NGR: NZ1984862364
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