Some of the many wonderful bridges connecting communities in North East England and Cumbria... Timeline
|Bridge||Over||Type||Built||Location / Near||County / Met||Notes|
|River Tees||Road||1773||Egglestone Abbey||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River South Tyne||Pedestrian||1852||Haltwhistle||Northumberland||Grade II listed. Built as a railway bridge.|
|River Eden||Road||C18th||Armathwaite||Cumbria||Grade II listed.|
|Ouseburn||Pedestrian||1878||Jesmond Dene||Newcastle||Grade II listed. Built as a road bridge.|
|Ash Gill||Road||1916||Garrigill||Cumbria||Over Ashgill Force waterfall|
|River Lowther||Road||1897||Askham||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|River Balder||Road||1681||Cotherstone||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River Tees||Road||c14th||Barnard Castle - Starforth||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|River North Tyne||Road||1834||Bellingham||Northumberland|
|River Derwent (Tyne)||Road||c18th||Blanchland||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Petteril||Road||c19th||Little Blencow||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Devil's Water||Road||1788||Dilston||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Till||Road||c19th||Doddington||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Rydal Beck||Road||c17th||Rydal||Cumbria||Grade II* listed|
|Ouseburn||Road||1878||Byker||Newcastle||Grade II listed|
|Ouseburn||Rail||1979||Byker||Newcastle||Purpose-built for T&W Metro|
|River Tyne||Road||1838||Bywell||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Aln||Road||1821||Alnwick||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Causey Burn||Rail||1726||Tanfield||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|Black Beck||Road||c14th||Barforth||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River Wear||Road||c15th||Bournmoor||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River North Tyne||Road||1785||Chollerford||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Tweed||Road||1767||Cornhill - Coldstream||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|River Eden||Rail||1834||Great Corby - Wetheral||Cumbria||Grade I listed. aka Wetheral Viaduct|
|River Tees||Pedestrian||1932||Cotherstone||County Durham|
|Ouseburn||Road||c18th||Ouseburn||Newcastle||Grade II listed|
|Crimdon Beck||Rail||1905||Crimdon||County Durham|
|River Lune (Cumbria)||Road||c16th||Crook of Lune, Lowgill||Cumbria||Grade II* listed|
|River Petteril||Road||c19th||Wreay||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Croxdale Bridge||Croxdale Beck||Road||1760||Croxdale||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Croxdale Viaduct||River Wear||Rail||1872||Croxdale||County Durham|
|Cupola Bridge||River Allen||Road||1778||Whitfield||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Deepdale Footbridge||River Tees||Pedestrian||1898||Barnard Castle||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Castle Eden Burn||Rail||1905||Blackhall Colliery - Horden||County Durham|
|Denwick Bridge||River Aln||Road||1776||Alnwick||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Devil's Bridge||River Lune (Cumbria)||Road||c14th||Kirkby Lonsdale||Cumbria||Grade I listed|
|River Aln||Road||1864||Alnmouth||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Duchess's Footbridge||River Aln||Pedestrian||1868||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|River Eamont||Road||c15th||Eamont||Cumbria||Grade I listed|
|River Aln||Pedestrian||1933||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|Rookhope Burn||Road||c18th||Eastgate||County Durham|
|River Eden||Road||1815||Carlisle||Cumbria||Grade I listed|
|Edlingham Railway Viaduct||Edlingham Burn||Rail||1885||Edlingham||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Eggleston Bridge||River Tees||Road||c17th||Eggleston||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Elliott Bridge||River Wansbeck||Pedestrian||1982||Morpeth||Northumberland|
|Elsdon Bridge||Elsdon Burn||Road||c18th||Elsdon||Northumberland||Grade II|
|River Wear||Road||1160||Durham||County Durham||Grade I, damaged by the Great Flood of 1771|
|Factory Bridge||River Coquet||Road||1865||Guyzance||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Felton Old Bridge||River Coquet||Road||c15th||Felton - West Thirston||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Featherstone Bridge||River South Tyne||Road||1775||Haltwhistle||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Filbert Haugh Bridge||River Aln||Road||1901||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|Long Nanny||Road||c19th||West Fleetham, Beadnell||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Footbridge by Banqueting Hall||Ouseburn||Pedestrian||1870||Jesmond Dene||Newcastle||Grade II listed|
|Footbridge by Dene Mill||Ouseburn||Pedestrian||1862||Jesmond Dene||Newcastle||Grade II listed|
|Footbridge over Harwood Beck||Harwood Beck||Pedestrian||Harwood, Teesdale||County Durham|
|Footbridge South of Red Walk||Ouseburn||Pedestrian||1870||Jesmond Dene||Newcastle||Grade II listed|
|Former Road Bridge||Elsdon Burn||Pedestrian||c18th||Elsdon||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Foss Bridge||River Wansbeck||Road||c18th||Mitford||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Fowberry Bridge||River Till||Road||1825||Fowberry||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Framwellgate Bridge||River Wear||Road||c15th||Durham||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|Frank's Bridge||River Eden||Pedestrian||c17th||Kirkby Stephen||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|River Tyne||Pedestrian||2001||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Pivot bridge - cycle & pedestrian|
|Dalton Bridge||Dalden Dene||Pedestrian||1789||Dalton-le-Dale||Tees Valley||Grade II listed|
|Greta Bridge||River Greta||Road||1773||Greta Bridge||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Hadrian Bridge||Central Motorway||Pedestrian||c20th||Newcastle||Newcastle||by Robinson Library of Newcastle University|
|Hagg Bank Bridge||River Tyne||Pedestrian||1876||Wylam||Northumberland||Grade II* listed. Originally built as a railway bridge.|
|Hartford Bridge||River Blyth||Road||c16th||Hartford Bridge||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Hartburn Bridge||Hart Burn||Road||c18th||Hartburn||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Hawthorn Burn||Rail||1905||Hawthorn||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Heatherycleugh Bridge||Heathery Cleugh||Road||1810||Cornriggs||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Hepple Bridge||River Coquet||Road||Hepple||Northumberland||Modern bridge on 1874 piers|
|Hexham Bridge||River Tyne||Road||1793||Hexham||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|River Tyne||Road, Rail||1849||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Grade I listed. Double decker road and rail bridge|
|Howlea Bridge||Bedburn Beck||Road||c18th||Bedburn||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Hownsgill Viaduct||Hown's Gill||Pedestian||1858||Consett||County Durham||Grade II* listed. Built as a railway bridge|
|Hulne Park Footbridge||River Aln||Pedestrian||2009||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|River Tees||Pedestrian||2009||Thoraby - Stockton||Tees Valley||Pedestrian and cycle|
|Iron Bridge||River Aln||Road||1812||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Iron Bridge||Debdon Burn||Pedestrian||1870s||Cragside||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|River Derwent (Cumbria)||Road||1812||Isel||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Walney Channel||Road||1908||Barrow - Vickerstown||Cumbria|
|Jubilee Bridge||Dane Gill Beck||Road||1887||Barrow||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Kielder Viaduct||River North Tyne||Rail (closed)||1862||Kielder||Northumberland||Scheduled Monument|
|King Edward VII Bridge||River Tyne||Rail||1906||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Grade II listed|
|Kingsgate Bridge||River Wear||Pedestrian||1965||Durham||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|Knar Burn Railway Viaduct||Knar Burn||Rail||1852||Slaggyford||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Lady's Bridge||River Aln||Road||c18th||Eslington Park, Whittington||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Lady's Bridge||River Coquet||Pedestrian||?||Rothbury||Northumberland|
|River Tweed||Road||1887||Norham||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Lamb Bridge||River Wear||Road||1819||Bournmoor||County Durham||Grade II* liste|
|Lambley Viaduct||River South Tyne||Rail||1852||Lambley||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Lanercost Bridge||River Irthing||Road||1724||Lanercost||Cumbria||Scheduled Monument|
|River Aln||Rail||1849||Lesbury||Northumberland||By Robert Stephenson. Grade II listed.|
|Leven Bridge||River Leven (North Yorks.)||Road||c19th||Ingleby Barwick||Tees Valley||Grade II listed|
|River Aln||Road||1775||Alnwick||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Longtown Bridge||River Esk||Road||1756||Longtown||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Rail||1859||Beck Foot, Lowgill||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Lune Railway Viaduct||River Lune (County Durham)||Rail||1868||Laithkirk||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Makendon Bridge||River Coquet||Road||1968||Makendon||Northumberland|
|Middleton Bridge||River Tees||Road||1800||Middleton-in-Teesdale||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Mill Bridge||River Skern||Road||1861||Coatham Munderville - Brafferton||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|River Font||Road||c19th||Mitford||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Monk's Bridge||River Aln||Road||1901||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge||River Wear||Rail||1876||Sunderland||Sunderland||Grade II listed|
|Mosedale Bridge||River Caldew||Road||c19th||Mosedale||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Mosedale Viaduct||Mosdale Beck||Rail||1864||Scales||Cumbria|
|Musgrave Bridge||River Eden||Road||1825||Great Musgrave - Little Musgrave||Cumbria|
|River Tyne||Road||1876||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Grade II* listed. Built on the site of the Medieval Tyne Bridge|
|New Bridge||River Aln||Road||2004||Lesbury||Northumberland|
|New Footbridge||River Aln||Pedestrian||2009||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland|
|River Leven (Cumbria)||Road||c17th?||Newby Bridge||Cumbria||Grade II*|
|Newton Cap Bridge||River Wear||Road||c14th||Bishop Aukland||County Durham||Grade I|
|Newton Cap Viaduct||River Wear||Road||1857||Bishop Aukland||County Durham||Grade II. Railway viaduct, converted to road in 1995.|
|Northern Spire Bridge||River Wear||Road||2018||Sunderland||Sunderland|
|River Tweed||Road||1634||Berwick||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Old Bridge||Nor Beck||Pedestrian||c18th||Barningham||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Old Bridge||Cor Burn||Road (closed)||c18th||Corbridge||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Old Bridge||River Aln||Road||c15th||Lesbury||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Old Bridge||River Coquet||Road||c14th||Warkworth||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Old Bridge||River Eden||Road||c16th||Warcop||Cumbria||Grade II* listed|
|Old Derwent Bridge||River Derwent (Tyne)||Road||1779||Swalwell||Gateshead||Grade II* listed|
|Ouseburn||Rail||1839||Ouseburn||Newcastle||Grade II* listed|
|Packhorse Bridge||Whillan Beck||Road||c18th||Boot, Eskdale||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Whittle Burn||Pedestrian||c18th||Ovingham||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Pedestrian||c17th||Beck Foot, Lowgill||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Palmstrother Bridge||Shipley Burn||Road||c18th||Hulne Park, Alnwick||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Pauperhaugh Bridge||River Coquet||Road||1862||Pauperhaugh||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Tees||Road||1673||Piercebridge||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Podgill Viaduct||Pod Gill||Rail||1861||Kirkby Stephen||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Prebends Bridge||River Wear||Pedestrian||1778||Durham||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|Queen Alexandra Bridge||River Wear||Road||1909||Southwick - Deptford||Sunderland||Grade II listed. Originally a doubldecker road and rail bridge.|
|River Tyne||Rail||1981||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Purpose-built Metro Bridge|
|Railway Viaduct||Poltross Burn||Rail||1838||Gilsland||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Font||Rail||1870||Netherwitton||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Redheugh Bridge||River Tyne||Road||1983||Newcastle -Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Replaced earlier bridges of the same name.|
|Ridley Bridge||River South Tyne||Road||1792||Bardon Mill||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Rothbury Bridge||River Coquet||Road||1460||Rothbury||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Tweed||Rail||1850||Berwick||Northumberland||By Robert Stephenson. Grade I Listed|
|River Tweed||Road||1928||Berwick||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Rutherford Bridge||River Greta||Road||1773||Scargill||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Salters Bridge||Ouseburn||Road||c14th||Gosforth||Newcastle||Grade I listed|
|River Tyne||Road||1967||Blaydon - Scotswood||Newcastle, Gateshead||Replaced chain bridge of 1831|
|Sheepwash Bridge||River Wansbeck||Road||1920||Sheepwash||Northumberland||Replaced bridge of 1894|
|Sheepwash Footbridge||River Wansbeck||Pedestrian||1968||Sheepwash||Northumberland|
|Sherburnhouse Bridge||Sherburnhouse Beck||-||1335||Sherburn House||County Durham||Scheduled Monument|
|Shotley Bridge||River Derwent (Tyne)||Road||c18th||Shotley Bridge||County Durham||Grade II listed|
|Skelwith Bridge||River Brathay||Road||Skelwith Bridge||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|River Brathay||Pedestrian||c17th||Little Langdale||Cumbria||Grade II* listed. Former packhorse bridge.|
|Scandal Beck||Road||c18th||Smardale||Cumbria||Grade II. Former packhorse bridge.|
|Smardale Gill||Rail||1860||Smardale||Cumbria||Grade II* listed|
|Scandal Beck||Rail||1875||Smardale||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Stanhope Bridge||River Wear||Road||c15th||Stanhope||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Stanley Burn||Road||c18th?||Crawcrook||County Durham||Local list|
|River Petteril||Road||c18th||Greystoke||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|Sunderland Bridge||River Wear||Road||c14th||Sunderland Bridge||County Durham||Grade I listed|
|River Tees||Road||1934||Middlesbrough - Stockton||Tees Valley||Grade II listed|
|River Tees||Road||1911||Middlesbrough - Port Clarence||Tees Valley||Grade II* listed|
|Telford Bridge||River Wansbeck||Road||1831||Morpeth||Northumberland||Grade II* listed|
|Thropton Bridge||Wreigh Burn||Road||1810||Thropton||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Till||Road||1511||Cornhill-on-Tweed||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Twizel Viaduct||River Till||Rail||1849||Twizel||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Tyne||Road||1928||Newcastle - Gateshead||Newcastle, Gateshead||Grade II* listed|
|Tyne Bridge||River South Tyne||Pedestraian||1875||Haltwhistle||Northumberland||Grade II listed. Built as a road bridge.|
|Tyne Bridge||River Tyne||Road||1674||Corbridge||Northumberland||Grade I listed. Only bridge on the Tyne to survive the Great Flood of 1771.|
|River Tweed||Road||1820||Horncliff - Fishwick||Northumberland||Grade I listed|
|Victoria Viaduct||River Wear||Rail||1838||Fatfield, Washington||Sunderland||Grade II* listed|
|Warenford Bridge||Waren Burn||Road||c18th||Warenford||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|Warwick Bridge||River Eden||Road||1835||Warwick Bridge||Cumbria|
|Warkworth Old Bridge||River Coquet||Road||c14th||Warkworth||Northumberland||Grade II listed (possibly rebuilt c18th)|
|Weldon Bridge||River Coquet||Road||1760||Weldon Bridge||Northumberland||Grade I|
|Willington Dene Viaduct||Wallsend Burn||Rail||1839||Willington, Wallsend||North Tyneside||Grade II listed|
|Winch Bridge||River Tees||Pedestrian||1820||Holwick||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River Tees||Road||1763||Winston||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Witton Bridge||River Wear||Road||1788||Witton-le-Wear||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|Whittingham Bridge||River Aln||Road||c19th||Whittingham||Northumberland||Grade II listed|
|River Tees||Road||1831||Whorlton||County Durham||Grade II* listed|
|River Petteril||Road||1830s||Wreay||Cumbria||Grade II listed|
|River Tees||Road||c1400||Yarm - Egglescliffe||Tees Valley||Grade II* listed|
|River Tees||Rail||1851||Yarm - Egglescliffe||Tees Valley||Grade II listed|
Bridges on the Tyne
- .....and other bridges of North East England. Website with extensive information and photos of bridges in the region. It also includes information about fords, ferries and former bridges.
Piercebridge Roman Bridge
- Overview About the Roman Bridge Map Street View The Roman bridge at Piercebridge crossed the River Tees, carrying Dere Street, the Roman road that linked York with Corbridge, near Hadrian’s ...
Transport and Travel
- Rivers have played an important role in shaping the development and identity of communities in the North East. Many settlements have grown up at locations near rivers, which provided essential ...
Sunderland Bridge, County Durham
- Overview About Sunderland Bridge Map Street View Sunderland Bridge is both a bridge and a village in County Durham. The old bridge spans the River Wear about 5km south of Durham ...
- Croxdale Viaduct, over the River Wear near Croxdale and Sunderland Bridge, was built by the North Eastern Railway in 1872. Today the 11 arched viaduct is still in use for the ...
The Lion Bridge, Alnwick
- Overview Map Street View The Lion Bridge over the River Aln at Alnwick was built in 1775 by John Adam. The stone bridge has 4 arches and in the centre of ...
- Overview Street View The stone bridge over the River North Tyne at Chollerford in Northumberland was built in 1785 by Robert Mylne. It replaced an earlier medieval bridge which had been ...
Warkworth Old Bridge
Sunderland Bridge (bridge)
- Overview Map Street View This stone bridge across the River Wear near the village of Sunderland Bridge, Croxdale, dates from the 14th Century. The bridge has undergone several rebuilds, with ...
Greta Bridge (bridge)
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Greta at Great Bridge village in County Durham, was built in 1773 by John Carr for John Sawry Morritt. It replaced ...
Newton Cap Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Newton Cap Viaduct was built in 1857 to carry the Bishop Auckland to Durham City railway across the River Wear and Newton Cap Bank, which leads ...
Newton Cap Bridge
- Overview Map Street View Newton Cap Bridge is a stone bridge across the River Wear at Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Reputedly it was built in the late 14th century for ...
Barnard Castle Bridge
- Overview Map Street View The stone Bridge over the River Tees connects the town of Barnard Castle with Startforth. It dates from the 14th Century and is overlooked by the castle. It ...
Felton Old Bridge
- Overview Map Street View
- Overview Map Street View A stone bridge over the River Greta just over a mile North West of Scargill, County Durham. The bridge was built in 1773 following the great ...
Blueback Bridge, Whitfield
- Overview Map Street View A three arch stone bridge over the River Allen, built 1778 and located a mile and a half from Whitfield, Northumberland. The bridge is Grade 2 ...
Mill Bridge, Coatham Munderville
- Overview Map Street View A stone bridge, built 1861, which straddles the parishes of Coatham Mundeville and Brafferton. The bridge is Grade 2 listed.
Salters Bridge, Gosforth
- Overview Map Street View Salters Bridge crosses the Ouseburn in South Gosforth. It dates from the 14th Century and is Grade I listed.
- Overview Map Street View The bridge over the River Tees near Winston in Counry Durham was built in 1762-1763, designed by Sir Thomas Robinson. The bridge is notable for its ...
Whorlton Suspension Bridge
- Overview Map Street View The toll bridge over the River Tees at Whorlton, County Durham, was opened in 1831. It was designed by John and Benjamin Green of Newcastle, who ...
Hartford Bridge (bridge)
Old Bridge, Lesbury
- Overview Map Street View The old stone bridge over the River Aln at Lesbury dates from the 15th century, though substantially altered in the 19th century. The bridge is Grade ...
New Bridge, Lesbury
- Overview Map Street View The 'new' road bridge over the River Aln at Lesbury was opened in 2004 and carries the A1068. Prior to that the road was routed over ...
Railway Viaduct, Lesbury
- Overview Map Street View The viaduct just north west of Lesbury carries the railway over the River Aln in Northumberland. The viaduct has 18 arches and was built in 1848/1849 ...
Duchess Bridge, Alnmouth
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Aln at Alnmouth, built in 1864. The bridge is Grade II listed. A cast-iron plate on the south parapet has ...
- Overview About Lambley Viaduct Map Lambley viaduct was built by the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway in 1852 to carry the Haltwhistle to Alston branch line over the River South Tyne at ...
Bridge over the Wear, Stanhope
- Overview Map Street View This stone bridge over the River Wear just west of Stanhope dates from medieval times. The bridge now carries the B6278 road. It is Grade II* ...
Denemouth Viaduct, Castle Eden Dene
- Overview Map The railway viaduct at Dene Holme over Castle Eden Dene was completed in 1905. It is between Blackhall Colliery and Horden, in County Durham. The viaduct has 10 ...
Bywell Bridge, over the Tyne
- Overview Map Street View Stone bridge over the River Tyne, built 1836-1838, designed by George Basevi. The bridge carries the B6309 road over the Tyne, with Bywell on the north ...
Queen Alexandra Bridge, Sunderland
- Overview About the Bridge Map Street View The Queen Alexandra Bridge over the River Wear links the Southwick and Deptford areas of Sunderland. The bridge was built 1907-1909, originally as a double-decker ...
Shotley Bridge (bridge)
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Derwent at Shotley Bridge was built in the late 18th century, later widened in c1820. The bridge is Grade II ...
- Overview Map Street View Denwick Bridge over the River Aln is located about half a mile north east of Alnwick and a similar distance south west of Denwick. The stone ...
Telford Bridge, Morpeth
- Overview Map Street View Telford Bridge (aka 'New Bridge') in Morpeth was built 1829 - 1831 by Thomas Telford. The stone bridge carries the A192 road over the River Wansbeck. ...
Weldon Bridge - Bridge
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Coquet at Weldon Bridge was built c.1760 The bridge has 3 arches and distinctive circular openings between the arches. It ...
- Overview Map Street View Pauperhaugh bridge over the River Coquet.
Road Bridge, Sheepwash
- Overview Map Street View The bridge at Sheepwash carries the A1068 road over the River Wansbeck. It was built in 1920 to replace a stone bridge damaged by floods in ...
- The stone single arched bridge over the Long Nanny at West Freetham, near Beadnell, was built in the early 19th century. The bridge is Grade II listed.
Chapel Bridge, Barforth
- It replaced an earlier bridge, which was destroyed in the Great Flood of 1771. Hexham bridge is Grade II* listed.
- Overview About Coldstream Bridge Map Street View Coldstream Bridge, linking Coldstream, Scottish Borders with Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, is an 18th-century Grade II* listed bridge between England and Scotland, across the ...
Crimdon Dene Railway Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View The viaduct over Crimdon Dene was built in 1905 to carry the North Eastern Railway. The viaduct is located close to the mouth of Crimdon Dene, ...
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over Waren Burn at Warenford in Northumberland was built in the late 18th or early 19th century and is Grade II listed. The ...
- Twizel Viaduct was built between 1846 and 1849 by the Newcastle & Berwick Railway, to carry the Tweedmouth to Kelso railway branch line over the River Till at Twizell in ...
Knar Burn Railway Viaduct
Balder Bridge, Cotherstone
- Overview Map Street View The stone road bridge over the River Balder at Cotherstone dates back to the 15th century. It was rebuilt c.1681 and the upstream side of the ...
- Overview Map The footbridge over the River Tees just north of Cortherstone, County Durham, was built in 1932 by Joseph L Thompson and Sons Ltd of Sunderland. It replaced two ...
Lune Railway Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Disused railway viaduct over the River Lune, built in 1868 for the Tees Valley Railway Company. The viaduct is Grade II listed.
- Overview Map Street View The stone road bridge near Old Bewick in Northumberland was built in the early 19th century, or possibly earlier. There is also a small hamlet by ...
- Overview Map Street View Heatherycleugh Bridge carries School Hill road (part of the A689) over the steep valley of the Heathery Cleugh (a stream), shortly before it flow into Killhope ...
Canongate Bridge, Alnwick
Union Chain Bridge
- Overview About The Union Chain Bridge Map Street View The Union Chain Bridge spans the River Tweed between Horncliffe in England and Fishwick in Scotland. The bridge was built for ...
Railway Viaduct over Poltross Burn
Bridge over Tarset Burn, Lanehead
Bridge over the River Till, Doddington
Hawthorn Dene Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View The railway viaduct over Hawthorn Dene was built in 1905 for the North-Eastern Railway Company. The viaduct is located near the coast at the mouth of ...
Bridge over Croxdale Beck
- Overview Map A stone single-track road bridge over Croxdale Beck, built c.1760 by Christopher Ebdon. It is located just north of Sunderland Bridge, near Croxdale Hall. The bridge was built ...
- Overview Map Street View The single arch limestone bridge over Dalden Dene at Dalton-le-Dale is dated 1789. The bridge is Grade II listed. It is reputed that Oliver Cromwell crossed ...
Edlingham Railway Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View This railway viaduct is located under half a mile north-east of Edlingham in Northumberland, and close to Edlingham Castle. It was built in c.1885 for the ...
Haltwhistle Tyne Bridge
- Overview Map Street View The pedestrian bridge (a former road bridge) over the River South Tyne at Haltwhistle was built in 1875. It was constructed with wrought-iron arches and cast-iron ...
Alston Arches Viaduct, Haltwhistle
- Overview Map Street View Alston Arches Viaduct is a disused railway viaduct over the River South Tyne at Haltwhistle. It was built in 1852 by Sir George Barclay Bruce for ...
- Overview Map Street View Ouseburn Viaduct is a railway bridge over the valley of the Ouseburn (river). It was built between 1837-1839 by John and Benjamin Green for the Newcastle ...
Willington Dene Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Willington Dene Viaduct is a railway bridge over the valley of Wallsend Burn near Willington and Wallsend. It was built between 1837-1839 by John and Benjamin Green ...
- Overview About Byker Bridge Map Street View The Byker Bridge is a 344.65m (1130 ft) long road bridge that carries the A193 road over the River Ouseburn in Newcastle ...
Crawford's Bridge, Ouseburn Valley
- Overview Map Street View Crawford's bridge is a small segmental arch stone bridge over the Ouseburn built in the early to mid-18th century. It is the oldest of the surviving ...
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Tees at Piercebridge was built in 1673. The bridge was widened on its downstream side in 1781. Today the bridge ...
Iron Bridge, Hulne Park
Filbert Haugh Bridge
Palmstrother Bridge, Hulne Park
- Palmstrother Bridge in Hulne Park is a late 18th century stone bridge over Shipley Burn, just before its confluence with the River Aln. It is close to East Brizlee Bridge. Palmstrother Bridge ...
East Brizlee Bridge, Hulne Park
Duchess's Footbridge, Hulne Park
New Footbridge, Hulne Park
- This footbridge over the River Aln at Hulne Park was built in 2009 and replaced an earlier bridge which was destroyed in the floods of September 2008.
Lady's Bridge, Eslington Park
Factory Bridge over River Coquet
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- Overview Map Street View Hepple Bridge carries the B6341 road across the River Coquet a quarter of a mile south of Hepple, Northumberland. The bridge dates from 1874, though the ...
- Overview Map Street View The small road bridge over the River Coquet, located just under a quater mile noth-east of Makendon, was built in 1968. It is in a remote ...
Bridge at Chew Green
- Overview Map Street View The small concrete bridge over the River Coquet, near the remains of Chew Green Roman Fort, was built in 1968. It is the first bridge over ...
Buckham's Bridge, Blindburn
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- Overview Map The road bridge over the River Coquet at Rothbury was originally built in 1460. The bridge is Grade II listed. The bridge was badly damaged during storms and ...
Lady's Bridge, Rothbury
Golf Club Bridge, Rothbury
- Overview Map Street View Only the piers remain (2016) after the bridge was damaged.
Lands Viaduct (remains)
- Overview About Lands Viaduct Map Lands Viaduct was built in 1863 to carry the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway over the River Gaunless. Gaunless Viaduct, also known as the ...
- Overview Map Street View The stone arched bridge over the River Derwent at Blanchland was built in the mid 18th century; it is Grade II listed. The south end of ...
Winch Bridge, nr Holwick
- Overview Map Street View An iron suspension footbridge with planked walkway, over the River Tees, by the Low Force waterfalls, near Holwick and Newbiggin. The bridge was built c.1820 for the ...
Howlea Bridge, nr Bedburn
Old Bridge over Nor Beck, Barningham
- Overview Map Street View The old bridge over Nor Beck, located about half a kilometre north of Barningham, was built in the 18th century. It was once the main route ...
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the Hart Burn between Hartburn and Meldon Park was built in the 18th century. It was widened in 1850 and now carries ...
- Overview Map Street View Eggleston Bridge is a single track road bridge across the River Tees near Eggleston in County Durham. The bridge here can be traced back to the 15th ...
Bridge over Wreigh Burn, Thropton
- Overview Map Street View The stone hump-backed bridge over the Wreigh Burn at Thropton was built in 1810. It was built by George Robson, a local Catholic landowner, at a ...
- Overview Map Street View Kielder Viaduct spans the River North Tyne just north of Bakethin Reservoir and Kielder Water. It once carried the Border Counties Railway. The viaduct was completed in ...
- The stone bridge over the River North Tyne at Bellingham was built in 1834 by John Green. The bridge is a Grade II listed structure.
Foss Bridge, Mitford
- Foss Bridge is a mid 18th century stone bridge over the River Wansbeck at Mitford, near Mitford Castle (sometimes caled "Wansbeck Bridge"). The bridge is Grade II listed.
Mitford Bridge, over the River Font
Railway Viaduct over River Font
Packhorse Bridge over Whittle Burn, Ovingham
Bridge, Warwick Bridge
- Bridge over the River Eden at Warwick Bridge, Cumbria.
Corby Bridge (Wetheral Viaduct)
- Overview Map Street View Corby Bridge (more commonly called Wetheral Viaduct) is a railway viaduct over the River Eden, between Great Corby and Wetheral in Cumbria. The 5 arch, red ...
Tyne Bridge, Corbridge
- Overview About Corbridge Bridge Map Street View The seven arched stone bridge over the River Tyne at Corbridge was completed in 1674. It replaced an earlier bridge of 1235 and ...
Old Bridge over Cor Burn, Corbridge
Bridge over Devil's Water, Dilston
Bridge over Whillan Beck, Boot, Eskdale
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over Whillan Beck, by Esksdale Mill in Boot, was originally built as packhorse bridge in the early 18th century. The bridge is Grade ...
Jubilee Bridge over Walney Channel
- Overview About the Bridge Map Street View Jubilee Bridge over the Walney Channel connects the centre of Barrow-in-Furness with Walney Island. The bridge was built in 1908 to cater for ...
Bridge over River Esk, Longtown
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Hagg Bank Bridge, Wylam
- Overview About West Wylam Bridge Map West Wylam Bridge (also known as Hagg Bank Bridge and Points Bridge) is a footbridge over the River Tyne to the south-west of Wylam. ...
Former Road Bridge over Elsdon Burn, Elsdon
- Overview Map Street View The former road bridge over Elsdon Burn, at the north-end of the village of Elsdon was built in the late 18th or early 19th century. The ...
Iron Bridge, Cragside
- The iron footbridge over Debdon Burn at Cragside was manufactured in 1870s at Lord Armstrong's Elswick Works. The footbridge is Grade II* listed. The footbridge was closed to the public ...
- Isel Bridge is a road bridge over the River Derwent near St Michael's Church in Isel, Cumbria. The bridge, with 3 segmental arches, was built in 1812, replacing an earlier ...
Old Derwent Bridge, Swalwell
- Overview Map Street View The stone bridge over the River Derwent at Swalwell was built in c.1779 for the Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike road. The 3 arched bridge is Grade ...
Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge
- Overview About Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge Map Street View Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge (officially Monkwearmouth Bridge, also called Wearmouth Railway Bridge or Sunderland Railway Bridge) is a railway bridge built in ...
Footbridge by Jesmond Dene Mill
Footbridge by Banqueting Hall, Jesmond Dene
Footbridge South of Red Walk, Jesmond Dene
Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale
Eamont Bridge (bridge)
- Overview About Eamont Bridge Map Street View The sandstone bridge over the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge (village) dates from the c.15th century. The bridge crossed the old county boundary ...
Eden Bridge, Carlisle
Brougham Castle Bridge
- The red sandstone bridge over the River Eamont, near Brougham Castle, was built in 1813. The bridge, near Penrith, was built to carry the Penrith-Appleby turnpike road over the River Eamont, ...
- Overview About Mosedale Viaduct Map This 12 arch stone viaduct was built to carry the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway over Mosedale, located about 1 mile south-east of Scales in ...
- In c.1400 Bishop Skirlaw of Durham built this stone bridge across the River Tees. The bridge was widened at a later date. It is still in use as a road ...
Yarm Railway Viaduct
- The railway viaduct over the River Tees between the towns of Yarm and Egglescliffe was built for the Leeds Northern Railway between 1849 and 1851, and officially opened on the 15th ...
Deepdale Footbridge, Barnard Castle
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Elliott Bridge, Morpeth
- Elliott Bridge is a pedestrian footbridge over the River Wansbeck joining Morpeth town centre to Carlisle Park. The bridge was built in 1982, replacing the original Elliott Bridge of 1924, ...
- Mosedale Bridge crosses the River Caldew, between Mosedale and the hamlet of Bowscale in Cumbria. The single span bridge is built from coursed Skiddaw slate, with sandstone coping. It was originally a packhorse bridge, ...
Newby Bridge (bridge)
- Overview Map Street View The bridge over the River Leven at Newby Bridge in Cumbria dates from the 17th century or earlier. It is Grade II* listed.
Bridge over Rydal Beck, Rydal Hall
- The stone rubble bridge over Rydal Beck is located in the grounds of Rydal Hall. The single segmental arch bridge was built in 1682 by Sir Daniel Fleming, probably replacing ...
Abbey Bridge, near Egglestone Abbey
- Overview Map Street View Abbey Bridge crosses the River Tees about a quater of a mile south-east of Egglestone Abbey, near Barnard Castle in County Durham. The road bridge was built ...
- Overview Further Information Map Street View Elvet Bridge is a stone bridge which crosses the River Wear connecting the peninsula in central Durham and the Elvet area of the city. ...
- Overview History Map Street View 16th April 1831; opening of the Scotswood Bridge (Chain Bridge) crossing the tyne between Newcastle and Blaydon 20th March 1967; opening of the current Scotswood Bridge. Scotswood Bridge is one of the main ...
Ladykirk and Norham Bridge
- Overview About Ladykirk and Norham Bridge Map Street View Ladykirk and Norham Bridge is a stone arched bridge crossing the River Tweed, connecting Norham in Northumberland, England, with Ladykirk in ...
- Overview History Timeline Map Street View The Wearmouth Bridge crosses the River Wear in Sunderland. The current bridge was built 1927 to 1929 and replaced an earlier cast-iron bridge in the same ...
Kingsgate Bridge, Durham
- Overview About Kingsgate Bridge Map Street View Footbridge over River Wear was built in 1965. The bridge connects Bow Lane in the centre old of Durham to Dunelm House of Durham ...
Stockton Infinity Bridge
- Overview About the Infinity Bridge Map Street View The Infinity Bridge is a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the River Tees, linking the North Shore development (Stockton-on-Tees) with the University ...
Northern Spire Bridge
- Overview About the Northern Spire Bridge Map Street View The bridge was opened on the 28th of August 2018 - the first bridge to be built over the River Wear in ...
Framwellgate Bridge, Durham
- Overview About Framwellgate Bridge Map Street View Framwellgate Bridge is a medieval stone bridge over the River Wear in Durham. The bridge was built in the 15th century and replaced ...
Royal Border Bridge
- Railway bridge across the River Tweed designed by Robert Stephenson and built between 1847 and 1850, at its height the workforce numbered 2,700 men. The bridge was officially opened by ...
Old Bridge, Berwick-upon-Tweed
- Overview Map Street View Berwick Bridge, over the River Tweed at Berwick, was built between 1611 and 1634 by James Burrell. The red sandstone bridge has 15 arches and is ...
Royal Tweed Bridge
- Overview History and Design Map Street View The Royal Tweed Bridge in Berwick-upon-Tweed was officially opened by the Prince of Wales on 16th May 1928. Grade 2* listed. The Royal ...
- Overview Map Street View Twizel Bridge, over the River Till, was built in 1511. At that time it provided the only dry crossing of the River Till between the Tweed ...
Victoria Viaduct, Washington
- Overview About the Victoria Viaduct Map Victoria Bridge is a 810 ft long rail viaduct over the River Wear near Fatfield, Washington. It was built for the Durham Junction Railway and opened ...
- Overview History Map Causey Arch bridge near Tanfield was built by the Grand Allies in 1726 and is renowned to be the world's oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge. Horse-drawn wagons ...
Tees Newport Bridge
- Overview History Map Street View The Tees Newport Bridge was the first large vertical lift bridge in Europe, and opened by Prince Albert (later King George VI) on 28 February, ...
Tees Transporter Bridge
- Overview History Facts & Figures Map Street View The Tees Transporter Bridge was opened on the 17th October 1911 by Prince Arthur of Connaught. The bridge over the River Tees connects Middlesbrough, on the south bank, ...
Prebends Bridge, Durham
- Overview About Prebends Bridge Map Street View Prebends Bridge over the River Wear at Durham was built for the Dean and Chapter of Durham to provide access to Durham Cathedral ...
Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge, Newcastle-Gateshead
- Overview About the Bridge Map Street View The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge carries the Tyne and Wear Metro over the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead. The bridge was purpose-built ...
Gateshead Millennium Bridge
- Overview About the Millennium Bridge Map Street View The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the River Tyne. It connects Newcastle Quayside with the Gateshead Quays ...
- Overview About the Tyne Bridge Map Street View The Tyne Bridge is an iconic arch bridge over the River Tyne which links Newcastle and Gateshead. Construction of the bridge by ...
Newcastle Swing Bridge
- Overview Further Information Map Street View The Swing Bridge over the River Tyne was first used for road traffic on 15th June 1876 and opened for river traffic on 17th ...
High Level Bridge, Newcastle
- Overview About the High Level Bridge Map Street View The High Level Bridge is a 'double decker' road and railway bridge spanning the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead. The ...
King Edward VII Bridge
- Overview About King Edward VII Bridge Map Street View The King Edward VII railway bridge was opened by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on the 10th of July 1906. ...
- Overview Further Information Map Street View There have been 3 Redheugh Bridges spanning the River Tyne and currently carrying the A189 road. The first Redheugh Bridge, built by Thomas Bouch, was ...
- Overview Map Street View Witton Bridge crosses the River Wear about a quarter of a mile south of Witton-le-Wear and a similar distance north-west of Witton Castle. The bridge was formerly ...
Middleton Bridge, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Chester New Bridge, near Lambton Castle
- Overview Map Street View Featherstone Bridge ia a single-track road bridge over River South Tyne, located about half a mile east of Featherstone Castle and 2 miles north-west of Haltwhistle. ...
Lamb Bridge, near Lambton Castle
- Overview Map Lamb Bridge is a single arched ashlar sandstone bridge over the River Wear on the Lambton Estate. The bridge was built in 1819 by Ignatius Bonomi for John ...
Ashgill Bridge over Ashgill Force
- Overview Map Street View Ashgill Bridge carries the B6277 road over Ash Gill, by Ashgill Force Waterfall, about 1 mile south-east of Garrigill. A plaque on the bridge notes that ...
Footbridge over Harwood Beck
- Overview Map Armstrong Bridge is an iron bridge which spans Jesmond Dene. Originally open to traffic it is now restricted to pedestrians. The bridge hosts an arts and crafts fair ...
Slater's Bridge, Little Langdale
Skelwith Bridge (bridge)
Crook of Lune Bridge
- Overview Map Street View This stone road bridge over the River Lune, near Lowgill in Cumbria, was built in the 16th century or possibly earlier. The bridge formed part of ...
Monk's Bridge, Hulne Park
- Monk's Bridge is a wooden bridge over the River Aln in Hulne Park, near Alnwick, built in 1901. The wooden rails are suppored stone abutments from an earlier bridge of c.1854.
- Brathay Bridge carries the B5286 over the River Brathay near Clappersgate.
- Overview Map Street View Lowgill Viaduct was built in 1859 by Joseph Locke and John Errington for the Ingleton Branch Line of the London and North Western Railway. The 11 ...
Packhorse Bridge by Lowgill Viaduct
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- Stone footbridge over the River Brathay between Brathay Hall and Clappersgate.
Byker Metro Bridge
- Overview About Byker Metro Bridge Map Street View Byker Metro Bridge (also known as Byker Viaduct) was constructed 1978-1979 and was purpose built for the Tyne & Wear Metro system, ...
Frank's Bridge, Kirkby Stephen
- Overview About Frank's Bridge Map Street View Frank's Bridge is a narrow pedestrian stone footbridge over the River Eden in Kirkby Stephen. It was built in the 17th century as ...
Old Bridge, Warcop
- Smardale Viaduct was built from 1870 to 1875 to carry the Settle to Carlisle railway line over the steep sided valley of Scandal Beck. It built by the Midland Railway ...
Smardale Gill Viaduct
- Overview Map Street View Smardale Gill Viaduct is just over a mile south-west of the village of Smardale in Cumbria. The viaduct was built for the South Durham and Lancashire Union ...
Smardale Bridge over Scandal Beck
Bolton Bridge, Bolton, Cumbria
- Overview Map Street View The red sandstone bridge over the River Eden at Bolton in Cumbria is dated 1870.
- The old red sandstone bridge at Lanercost was built in c.1724. The bridge has two arches, the larger arch spans the River Irthing and the smaller one spans the millstream ...
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Hadrian Bridge over Central Motorway, Newcastle
- Overview Map Street View Hadrian Bridge is a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Central Motorway which connects the parts of Newcastle University campus by Claremont Road to the area ...
Storch Bridge, Greystoke
- Overview Map Street View Storch Bridge over the River Petteril is located just to the east of Greystoke in Cumbria, near Woodside Caravan Park. The segmental-arched hump-back bridge was built in ...
- Wreay Bridge - a red sandstone road bridge over the River Petteril, to the south-east of Wreay in Cumbria. The 3 arched bridge was built in the 1830's. The bridge ...
Crook's Bridge, near Wreay
- Overview Map Street View Crook's Bridge is a 3 arched bridge over the River Petteril, located just over half a mile slouth-east of Wreay in Cumbria. The bridge was built ...
- Overview Map Street View The old Sherburnhouse Bridge, located to the north-west of the hamlet of Sherburn House in County Durham, dates from 1335, with the upper part of the ...
- Askham Bridge over the River Lowther, built in 1897.
- Fowberry Bridge, over the River Till, was built in 1825, for Matthew Culley of Fowberry Tower. The bridge has one arch over the river and a second smaller arch over ...
Bridges on the Tyne
- .....and other bridges of North East England. Website with extensive information and photos of bridges in the region. It also includes information about fords, ferries and former bridges.