ROTHBURY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1041932
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1953
Statutory Address:
ROTHBURY BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROTHBURY BRIDGE, BRIDGE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Rothbury
National Grid Reference:
NU 05895 01598

Details

ROTHBURY BRIDGE STREET NU 0501 25/263 Rothbury Bridge 21.10.53 GV II

Bridge. Medieval; south arch rebuilt C16 or C17; widened to east 1759; new superstructure mid-C20. Squared stone. 4 segmental, almost semicircular arches which are double-chamfered to the west and have arch rings to the east. The 3 northern arches each have 4 chamfered soffit ribs; plain soffits to southern arch and 1759 widening, Pointed cutwaters, those on west with canted tops. Flat-coped C19 approach walls on north.

The date 1759 and initials W.O. (William Oliphant, a Rothbury mason) are said to be carved low on the east face.

C20 concrete and steel superstructure, extending over cutwaters and replacing original parapets, is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NU0589501598

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
236608
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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