Keys to the Past

Weldon Bridge (Longhorsley; Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst)

Weldon Bridge. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.
Weldon Bridge. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.

Weldon Bridge was built in the 18th century, in about 1760. It was probably designed by John Smeaton and looks similar to Coldstream Bridge which was also designed by him. The three arches are elliptical and have circular openings in the spaces between. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11317
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Longhorsley
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst


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