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Prebends Bridge

Durham - Prebends Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1772 - 1777
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Durham, County Durham, North East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Technical Information


number of arches 3


arches stone


Turner painted the Durham peninsula from here and at the bridge's west end is a plaque showing an extract from Sir Walter Scott's poem on Durham. At the east end are two sculptures by Colin Wilbourn, former artist in residence at Durham Cathedra.



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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0003229
Created: 11/04/2002
Last Updated: 07/10/2013