The Duchess' Bridge
Listed Building Grade II
- Rock faced stone road bridge, with four arches which decrease slightly in height from east to west.
- Historical Background
- Constructed in 1864 to replace the 1853 timber bridge over the Aln, The Duchess' Bridge (named after Eleanor, the Duchess of Northumberland) was a vital link between Alnmouth and its' railway station.
- 1864 Bridge constructed under the orders of the Duchess of Northumberland to carry the road from Alnwick to the railway station at Lesbury.
Duchess of Northumberland: Commissioned building.
- Additional information about the structure type ARCH BRIDGE is available.
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Keys To The Past
- Northumberland SMR
- Pevsner, N., Richmond, I., Grundy, J., McCombie, G., Ryder, P. and Welfare, H. (2001) The Buildings of England: Northumberland. London, Penguin Books, p.130
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