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Weldon Bridge over River Coquet and Wall to North West

A Grade I Listed Building in Longhorsley, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2805 / 55°16'49"N

Longitude: -1.7843 / 1°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 413798

OS Northings: 598509

OS Grid: NZ137985

Mapcode National: GBR H7ZC.HW

Mapcode Global: WHC23.KJJQ

Entry Name: Weldon Bridge over River Coquet and Wall to North West

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236761

Location: Longhorsley, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Brinkburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhorsley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1370653. This entry was removed from the List on 13 June 2017.

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 8 May 2017.

NZ 19 NW


Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet, and wall to north-west



Bridge and wall, c.1760. Probably by John Smeaton. Squared stone. 3 segmental arches with slightly-recessed voussoirs and stepped keystones. Large keyed oculus between southern arches; smaller semicircular-headed arches of similar form flank northern arch, with paved inverts well above normal river level. Battered semi-octagonal cutwaters. Dentil cornice. Parapet with shallow pilasters on both faces and gabled coping; to north parapet splays out to circular piers on stepped pilasters; similar south-east parapet end; west parapet re-aligned in C20 at splayed angle, carried on iron girder. Contemporary wall with flat coping running north from north end of east parapet to terminate opposite east end of Angler's Arms Hotel.In appearance very similar to Smeaton's Coldstream Bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ 13798 98509

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