Roman Bridge (Corbridge)
The remains of the Roman bridge that carried Dere Street over the Tyne are still to be seen by the river. The southern end of the bridge lies in shallow water near the south bank. At least six other bridge supports remain on the riverbed. However, the north end of the bridge has been lost. Excavation in the 1990s found the remains of the ramp that carried Dere Street on to the bridge. The bridge is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, The Roman Bridge at Corbridge 1966|
WATCHING BRIEF, Flood Alleviation Works, Corbridge, Northumberland: archaeological watching brief 2005; Tyne and Wear Museums
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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge
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