List number: 1303849
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ0519661966

Bywell Bridge, over the Tyne


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 and the south end near Stockfield. It replaced a previous bridge nearby, which was destroyed by the Great Flood of 1771. In the past, the there was a ford and a ferry at this location and an earlier Roman bridge. Byewell bridge is Grade II listed.

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Bywell Bridge and the River Tyne

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Bywell Bridge - Northumberland

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Bywell Bridge

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Flood debris on Bywell Bridge

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Bywell Bridge, Bywell

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Bywell Bridge

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BYWELL BRIDGE OVER RIVER TYNE (THAT PART IN BYWELL PARISH) - List Entry
- "Bridge, 1836-8, by George Basevi. Ashlar, tooled except on parapet. 5 segmental moulded arches of equal height springing from hollow-chamfered imposts. Cutwaters with curved faces below bold roll moulding, upper ...

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Great Flood of 1771
- Great Flood on the Rivers Tyne, Tees, Wear, Eden and other rivers in the region, on the 16th and 17th November 1771. On the 17th of November 1771, after torrential ...

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