Keys to the Past

Royal Border Bridge (Berwick upon Tweed)

Royal Border Bridge, Berwick.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Royal Border Bridge, Berwick. Photo by Harry Rowland.

The Royal Border Bridge carries the railway across the River Tweed. It was built in 1847 and has 28 brick arches supported on stone pillars. It was opened by Queen Victoria on 29th August 1850. It is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law,

Reference number:N2465
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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