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Latitude: 54.9469 / 54°56'48"N
Longitude: -1.9727 / 1°58'21"W
OS Eastings: 401845
OS Northings: 561358
OS Grid: NZ018613
Mapcode National: GBR GCN7.QG
Mapcode Global: WHB2F.NXTJ
Plus Code: 9C6WW2WG+QW
Entry Name: Footbridge Across Riding Mill Burn 40 Metres North of St. James' Church*
Listing Date: 18 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303834
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240436
Location: Broomhaugh and Riding, Northumberland, NE44
Civil Parish: Broomhaugh and Riding
Built-Up Area: Riding Mill
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: St James, Riding Mill
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BROOMHAUGH AND RIDING BROOMHAUGH/RIDING MILL
22/69 Footbridge across
Riding Mill Burn
40 metres north of
St. James' Church
Packhorse Bridge, probably C17 but incorporating earlier fabric. Roughly
squared stone with tooled stone parapet. Single segmental arch, chamfered
parapet of large blocks clamped together. The more widely splayed south
abutment has a drain with a stone spout on the west.
Known locally as the 'Roman Bridge', and sited on the line of Dere Street.
The arch and north abutment may be C17 (1603 : OS record card) with parapet
rebuilt in C18 or C19, but the south abutment incorporates at least 2 phases
of medieval or earlier masonry.
Listing NGR: NZ0184561358
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