'Derwent Walk Express' and supporting bridge abutment and approach spans - List Entry

  • Description

    "...Frieze in polychrome relief, installed on a C19 bridge abutment and approach spans; 1986 by Andy Frost. The frieze is c1.5m high and c33m long. It depicts a steam train and the local landscape in relief, and is composed of layers of marine ply bonded with epoxy resin, painted and lacquered. The work marks the Swalwell entrance to Derwent Walk Country Park. It is mounted on the bridge abutment and approach spans which carried the Derwent Valley Railway across the Hexham road...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1437836
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 8 months ago
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