MONKWEARMOUTH RAILWAY BRIDGE OVER RIVER WEAR WITH VIADUCT TO NORTH - List Entry

  • Description

    "Railway bridge and viaduct to north. 1879. For Monkwearmouth Junction Railway of North Eastern Railway Company. Engineer Thomas Harrison. Wrought-iron arch, rock-faced abutments with ashlar dressings.....Built to link former Brandling Junction Railway line terminus at Monkwearmouth Station with a new Central Station in Sunderland; the first through line between Newcastle and Sunderland. Said to be `the largest hog-back iron girder bridge in the world' when built. The railway bridge and viaduct to north is linked with Monkwearmouth Station..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1207051
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years ago
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