Prebend's Bridge, River Wear

Prebend's Bridge, River Wear, Durham City DH1 3RJ View on map

A three arched bridge spanning the River Wear at the south eastern point of the Durham City peninsula and connects Durham Cathedral to the west bank of the river. Built between 1772 and 1778 by George Nicholson for the Dean and Chapter and replaced an older bridge washed away by floods in 1771. Both scheduled and Grade I listed, lying within a conservation and world heritage site. Painted by Turner and Cotman, acknowledged to be one of Durham's iconic views.


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