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Chester New Bridge, near Lambton Castle

Chester New Bridge is a single-track road bridge over the River Wear, located to the east of Chester-le-Street and about 1 mile west of Lambton Castle. The east end of the bridge has an arched gateway leading on to Black Drive into Lambton Park. The stone bridge is thought to date from the 15th century, with later changes and a partly-rebuilt parapet. The bridge is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England. The bridge straddles the parishes of Chester-le-Street and Bournmoor.

Viewed from Lambton Bridge.

Bournmoor Historic Buildings and Monuments in Chester-le-Street Lambton Castle Bridges Grade II* Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in Bournmoor Civil Parish River Wear
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Chester New Bridge for the western gate to Lambton Castle

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West entrance gate to Lambton Estate

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CHESTER NEW BRIDGE - Lambton Estate - List Entry
- "Single-track road bridge over the River Wear leading to south-west arched gateway (q.v.) to Lambton Park. Probably C15; partly-rebuilt parapet. Dressed stone. Circa 45-metre span. Both faces similar. 4 pointed …

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List number: 1323102
List grade: 2*
County: County Durham
Grid ref: NZ2844352286


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