List grade: 1
List number: 1041695
Grid ref: NT9955652704

Old Bridge, Berwick-upon-Tweed


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 355 metres long. The bridge was almost complete in 1621, but severe flooding caused damage which put back its completion by several years. Five previous bridges stood on the site - The King (James I of England and James VI of Scotland) ordered the construction of the present bridge. It replaced a wooden bridge built in the reign of Henry VII (after 1485), which carried the main road from London to Edinburgh, but had become dilapidated. The bridge is Grade I listed.

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[Berwick-upon-Tweed, England.]

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Berwick Bridge

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Berwick

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Berwick-On-Tweed Bridges

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The River Tweed at Berwick-upon-Tweed

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BERWICK BRIDGE - List Entry
- "1611-34. 15 arches with cutwaters having columns and busts. 1164 feet long, 17 feet wide, the arches increasing in height up to 45 feet high on North end...."

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River Tweed
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River Tweed
- Overview About the River Tweed   The River Tweed, or Tweed Water (Abhainn Thuaidh, Watter o Tweid), is a river long that flows east across the Border region in Scotland ...
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Berwick Old Bridge

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"Foot passengers keep to the right"

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The Old Bridge at Sunset

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'Outlaw King' being filmed on Berwick Bridge

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'Outlaw King' on Berwick Bridge crossing the Tweed

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Walking into Berwick

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Last bridge over the Tweed

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Berwick Bridge

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River Tweed - 1981

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The Old Bridge at Berwick

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Tweedmouth
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Tweedmouth
- Overview About Tweedmouth History Map Street View Tweedmouth is part of the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, located on the south bank of the River Tweed, near the mouth of the river. ...

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