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Bridge over River Derwent (Tyne and Wear Bridge Number 761)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whickham North, Gateshead

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303785

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

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

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
4/18 Swalwell

- 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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