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West Wylam Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wylam, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9731 / 54°58'23"N

Longitude: -1.8275 / 1°49'39"W

OS Eastings: 411137

OS Northings: 564285

OS Grid: NZ111642

Mapcode National: GBR HBPY.42

Mapcode Global: WHC3M.W8XF

Plus Code: 9C6WX5FC+6X

Entry Name: West Wylam Bridge

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239520

Location: Wylam, Northumberland, NE41

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wylam

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wylam St Oswin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Footbridge Railway bridge Through arch bridge

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Description


NZ 16 SW WYLAM HAGG BANK


19/146 West Wylam Bridge


II*

Railway bridge, now disused. 1876 by William George Laws for the North-Eastern
Railway Co. Wrought-iron. A long single span with the roadway suspended from 2
parabolic arches. Said to be the earliest use of this form of construction to carry
railway. Built as part of the Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway.


Listing NGR: NZ1113764285

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