Keys to the Past

West Wylam Bridge (Wylam)

West Wylam Bridge. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1997.
West Wylam Bridge. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1997.

This disused railway bridge was built in 1876 for the North-Eastern Railway Company. It is made from wrought iron and carried two railway tracks. Although the rail line has been shut since 1968, it is still used as a footbridge. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10912
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wylam


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