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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE LION BRIDGE OVER RIVER ALN

List entry Number: 1304367

Location

THE LION BRIDGE OVER RIVER ALN, A1068

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityDenwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236366

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History

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Details

DENWICK A 1068 NU 11 SE (Alnwick) 10/29 The Lion Bridge, over River Aln 10/1/53

GV I

Bridge, 1773 by John Adam. Squared stone with ashlar parapet; lead lion with cast-iron tail. Gothick style. East elevation: central segmental arch flanked by round arches: moulded arch rings; blank shields in circular spandrel panels; stone drain spouts over arches. Cutwaters, pointed on west and rounded on east, carried up as rounded pilasters with blind slits under hoodmoulds and smaller slits above moulded string. Embattled parapet on moulded corbels; refuges have taller parapet on arched corbel table, with cruciform loops and flat moulded coping. Above centre arch is moulded pedestal,with 3 blank shields and festoons, carrying life-size lion with outstretched tail. Parapet on east has plain pedestal without statue. Round-arched carriageway in south abutment; abutments splayed out, with parapets in imitation of fence with adjacent diagonally-set posts and rail below pointed tops; circular end piers with moulded flat caps.

Partly in Alnwick U.D. Considerable group value with Alnwick Castle (Alnwick U.D.). SCHEDULED ANCIENT MOMUMENT

Listing NGR: NU1862013812

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National Grid Reference: NU 18621 13820

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