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Upper Forge Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Urpeth, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8822 / 54°52'55"N

Longitude: -1.6352 / 1°38'6"W

OS Eastings: 423500

OS Northings: 554219

OS Grid: NZ235542

Mapcode National: GBR KC0Z.SN

Mapcode Global: WHC43.VKH3

Entry Name: Upper Forge Bridge

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109408

Location: Urpeth, County Durham, DH9

County: Gateshead

Civil Parish: Urpeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: West Pelton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

URPETH HIGH URPETH
NZ 25 SW 235542
3/64 Upper Forge Bridge
II

Small road bridge over Urpeth Burn. Early C19. Tooled dressed sandstone.

Both faces similar. Single near-semicircular arch with set-back voussoirs and
chamfered arch band. Parapet, above band at road level, has chamfered coping
course. Slightly-projecting, square-plan end piers. Later battered abutment
on south-west.

This bridge straddles the parishes of Urpeth and Lamesley.


Listing NGR: NZ2350054219

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

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