Tyne and Wear HER(5768): Newcastle, Pandon New Bridge

  • Description

    "The New Bridge was built over Pandon Dene in 1812, by John Reed, mason, after which time the toll road from Newcastle to North Shields was completed (the first act for the construction of the North Shields Turnpike was actually in 1747). MacKenzie described it as a strong handsome structure of three arches, 30 feetin breadth. Oliver's 1830 map shows a toll bar at the junction of New Bridge Street and Pleasant Row. In 1837 the Pandon south of the New Bridge was culverted...."
  • Owner

    SiteLines
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/5768
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 1 month ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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