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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: WELDON BRIDGE, OVER RIVER COQUET AND WALL TO NORTH-WEST

List entry Number: 1370653

Location

WELDON BRIDGE, OVER RIVER COQUET AND WALL TO NORTH-WEST

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityLonghorsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238325

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LONGHORSLEY MELDON NZ 19 NW 1/92 Weldon Bridge,over River Coquet and wall to north-west The trade shall be upgraded to grade I

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LONGHORSLEY WELDON NZ 19 NW 1/92 Weldon Bridge, over River Coquet and wall to north-west II*

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- 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 realigned 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. The north part of the bridge and attached wall are in Brinkburn parish. In appearance very similar to Smeaton's Coldstream Bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ1380198506

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National Grid Reference: NZ 13801 98506

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