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The Old Bridge and Footbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Morpeth, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1666 / 55°9'59"N

Longitude: -1.6871 / 1°41'13"W

OS Eastings: 420031

OS Northings: 585850

OS Grid: NZ200858

Mapcode National: GBR J8NP.KQ

Mapcode Global: WHC2R.1DWL

Entry Name: The Old Bridge and Footbridge

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238708

Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Morpeth

Built-Up Area: Morpeth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2085
25/223 The Old Bridge
and footbridge


Footbridge. Central pier and abutments C13. The rest erected by public
subscription in 1869 and built by Swinney Bros., Morpeth. Dressed stone and

Of the C13 bridge only one pier with triangular cutwaters remain.

Footbridge supported on flat girders. Railings with 4 rails and widely-spaced
standards; round knobs at intersections.

Above central pier railings with square bars and arched top rail. Cast-iron
oval panel with inscription. Above this central section a contemporary lamp
standard on 4 tall curved stanchions with scrolled decoration.

Listing NGR: NZ2003285849

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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