History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Chirdonburn Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Greystead, Northumberland

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.1593 / 55°9'33"N

Longitude: -2.3418 / 2°20'30"W

OS Eastings: 378322

OS Northings: 585046

OS Grid: NY783850

Mapcode National: GBR D82S.TC

Mapcode Global: WH905.0L56

Entry Name: Chirdonburn Bridge

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239676

Location: Greystead, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Greystead

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

NY 78 NE
31/16 Chirdonburn Bridge


Hump-backed bridge. Probably early C19. Random rubble and dressed stone.
Single broad segmental arch with arch band. Parapet has flat coping and
splays out sharply at each end.

Probably the bridge which Sir J.E. Swinburn of Capheaton claimed to have
built, in a letter to John Hodgson in 1833.

Northumberland County History : Vol XV.

Listing NGR: NY7832285046

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.