ROYAL TWEED BRIDGE - List entry

  • Description

    "Royal Tweed Bridge is 430m long and almost 14m wide and has four arches, three of which are over the river and two approach viaducts.The span of the arches increase towards the north bank and are 50.1m, 74.4m, 95.5m and 108.5m. The two approach viaducts are 60m and 44....Royal Tweed Bridge was designed by L G Mouchel & Partners and built by Holloway Bros Ltd between 1924 and 1928. The bridge cost a total of £180,000 and up to 170 people were employed in its construction.....this bridge was at the cutting edge of concrete bridge construction and when built it possessed the longest reinforced concrete arch in Britain and was also the country's longest highway viaduct. * it is striking in scale and design, formal qualities which are complimented by quality materials and finishing * it is an intact bridge designed by the eminent engineering firm L G Mouchel and Partners, responsible for the introduction of `ferro concrete' in Britain..."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1393563
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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