Iron bridge over River Aln

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DENWICK HULNE PARK NU 11 NE 6/68 Iron Bridge, over River Aln II* Bridge, dated 1812 on maker's plate, by I. & T. Cookson of Newcastle. Cast iron; abutments squared stone. 3 round arches, with rings in open spandrels and quatrefoil-plan piers rising from stone footings. Main girder above has Percy lion at centre and ends, and crowned crescents above piers. Ornamental openwork embattled parapet with trefoil-headed panels and cusped lozenges above piers; quatrefoil-plan standards at each end with maker's plates on inner faces, with similar outer standards at end of abutment parapet. Good quality and relatively early iron bridge.

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Bridges on the Tyne / Aln (Iron Bridge)Link
Historic England listing: Iron bridge over River AlnLink
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