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General Information

Beginning of works: 1610
Completion: 1624
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vaulted arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tweed River
Coordinates: 55° 46' 4.32" N    2° 0' 28.87" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 22.8 m
total length 355 m
span lengths 7.6 - 22.8 m
number of spans 15

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 15 000

Notes

Pilings, made from 873 oak trees from the king's forest at Chopwell near Gateshead, fitted with wrought iron shoes. Varied in length from 180 to 690cm. Local stone from quarry in nearby Tweedmouth, rented for £6 per annum.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20005175
  • Published on:
    19/09/2002
  • Last updated on:
    28/05/2021