CORBY BRIDGE - List Entry

  • Description

    "Corby Bridge, so named on O.S. maps, but locally known as Wetheral Viaduct. Begun 1830, completed 1834, by Francis Giles and built by William S. Denton for the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway Company. Entirely of red sandstone: facing stones from Newbiggin Quarry near Carlisle and rubble infill from Wetheral and Corby Beck Quarries. Cast iron footbridge with wooden plank walkway, added at parapet level to the north face in 1851: P. Tate engineer and C.D. Richardson, contractor. 2 piers in river bed and 2 on either bank, giving 5 semicircular arches of 27 metre spans...."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1087690
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
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