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Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet and Wall to North-West

A Grade I Listed Building in Longhorsley, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2805 / 55°16'49"N

Longitude: -1.7843 / 1°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 413801

OS Northings: 598506

OS Grid: NZ138985

Mapcode National: GBR H7ZC.HW

Mapcode Global: WHC23.KJKR

Entry Name: Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet and Wall to North-West

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238325

Location: Longhorsley, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhorsley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhorsley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

LONGHORSLEY MELDON
NZ 19 NW
1/92 Weldon Bridge,over
River Coquet and
wall to north-west
The trade shall be upgraded to grade I

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LONGHORSLEY WELDON
NZ 19 NW
1/92 Weldon Bridge, over
River Coquet and wall
to north-west
II*

Bridge and wall, c.1760. Probably by John Smeaton. Squared stone. 3 segmental
arches with slightly-recessed voussoirs and stepped keystones. Large keyed oculus
between southern arches; smaller semicircular- arches of similar form flank
northern arch, with paved inverts well above normal river level. Battered semi-
octagonal cutwaters. Dentil cornice. Parapet with shallow pilasters on both
faces and gabled coping; to north parapet splays out to circular piers on stepped
pilasters; similar south-east parapet end; west parapet realigned in C20 at
splayed angle, carried on iron girder. Contemporary wall with flat coping running
north from north end of east parapet to terminate opposite east end of Angler's
Arms Hotel. The north part of the bridge and attached wall are in Brinkburn
parish. In appearance very similar to Smeaton's Coldstream Bridge.


Listing NGR: NZ1380198506

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