FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1045293
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE, BRIDGE END

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Location

Statutory Address:
FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE, BRIDGE END

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Featherstone
National Grid Reference:
NY 67571 61896

Details

FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE END NY 66 SE (North side) 15/91 Featherstone Bridge 10/6/52 (formerly listed as Bridge over South Tyne River) II*

Single-track road bridge over River South Tyne, c.1775. Tooled ashlar sandstone. Both faces similar: single c.25-metre wide segmental arch with flush voussoirs, arch band and triple keystone. Arch, flanked by wide slightly-projecting piers, rests on side walls with chamfered plinths and top bands. Parapet defined by wide band and projecting chamfered coping. Horizontal section of parapet extends beyond keystone before raking down to south. Parapet terminates at projecting end piers with pyramidal caps. Plaque above keystone on inner face of west parapet inscribed: FEATHERSTONE BRIDGE. Curving walls on north end of parapet; splayed walls on south end.

(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).

Listing NGR: NY6757161896

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240695
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931)

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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Date: 05 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/09959/28
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