Keys to the Past

Coldstream Bridge (Cornhill-on-Tweed)

Coldstream Bridge.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Coldstream Bridge. Photo by Harry Rowland.

Coldstream Bridge was built in 1763 by John Smeaton. It has five arches and spans the River Tweed between England and Scotland. In 1960 it was widened. The bridge is the first of a series of major bridges designed by Smeaton. This is a Scheduled Monument and Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N961
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Historic Bridges in Northumberland 1992; P RYDER
FIELD SURVEY, Historic Bridges in Northumberland 1992; P RYDER
FIELD OBSERVATION (MONITORING), Coldstream Bridge 1995; Conservation Team, Northumberland County Council

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cornhill-on-Tweed


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