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Old Derwent Bridge


The stone bridge over the River Derwent at Swalwell was built in c.1779 for the Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike road.[1] It is known as the Clavering Bridge or the Old Derwent Bridge. The 3 arched bridge is Grade II* listed. Old Bridge End Cottage, near the north end of the bridge, is the former toll house.

Swalwell Old Bridge End Cottage Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike Road River Derwent (Tyne) 1779 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Gateshead Bridges Grade II* Listed
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Old Derwent Bridge at Swalwell

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Road leading onto the old bridge at Swalwell

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002477:River Derwent Swalwell Gateshead 1900

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BRIDGE OVER RIVER DERWENT (TYNE AND WEAR BRIDGE NUMBER 761) - Swalwell - List Entry
- "Road bridge. 1779 for Gateshead - Hexham Turnpike. Coursed squared sandstone. Rusticated voussoirs to 3 arches, the central one larger; bands to 2 pointed cut-waters, incurved above to canted refuges having ...

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044190: Road accident, Clavering Bridge, Swalwell,1913/14

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Tyne and Wear HER(3630): Swalwell, Derwent Bridge
- "The oldest bridge across the Derwent at Swalwell is the attractive stone road bridge of 1778, known as the Clavering Bridge. The Clavering family lived at nearby Axwell Hall (HER ...

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List number: 1355119
List grade: 2*
Tyne & Wear HER: 3630
Borough: Gateshead
Grid ref: NZ1984862364

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