Keys to the Past

Medieval bridge at Chollerford (Humshaugh)

There was a bridged river crossing at Chollerford in medieval times. The bridge was built in the reign of Richard II (1377-1399) and the west abutment lies buried in bushes and shingle downstream of the present Chollerford Bridge. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9295
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1962; J L Davidson
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Medieval bridge at Chollerford Bridge 2011; Historic England
FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT), Medieval bridge at Chollerford Bridge 2011; Historic England

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Humshaugh

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