NY9170 : River North Tyne, Chollerford Bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Low Brunton, Northumberland, Great Britain

River North Tyne, Chollerford Bridge
River North Tyne, Chollerford Bridge
This old stone bridge was built in 1785 by Robert Mylne, to replace a medieval one damaged in the flood of 1771. It is situated on the B6318 road (known locally as the Military Road as it was built 8 years after the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 to provide easier movement of troops between Newcastle and Carlisle).

The bridge is Grade II listed LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings

More information about the bridge at LinkExternal link Bridgesd on the Tyne.
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
River (from Tags)
North Tyne 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9197 7053 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.7539N 2:7.6291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9200 7060
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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