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The bridges of Northumberland and Durham

Graham, Frank

The bridges of Northumberland and Durham

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Published by Graham in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Durham (County),
  • Northumberland.
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- England -- Durham (County),
    • Bridges -- England -- Northumberland.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frank Graham.
      SeriesNorthern history booklets ; no. 67, Northern history booklet ;, no. 67.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG58.D87 G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4953504M
      ISBN 100902833138
      LC Control Number76381734
      OCLC/WorldCa2654828

      Books about the north east generally usually include the Tees as do books about the North Pennines. The photograph shows the Swing Bridge from Bottle Bank in the s. View of the east end of Elvet Bridge, showing the buildings constructed on it. The terminus in Newcastle was at New Bridge Street. Thrum Mill itself is known to have existed beforewhile Little Mill dates fromand was located just below the confluence with Whitton Burn. The wheel was unusual, since documentary evidence for breast-shot wheels begins in the 16th century, but the finds push their history back by three centuries.

      To build a stone bridge was a major investment and required generous patrons, either political figures or wealthy merchants. One of the chapels, the one on inner river bank, was funded by a butcher. The building was damaged by fire inand was probably not used afterwards. However, because building bridges was a public service, their maintenance was considered a charitable act, like repairing or maintaining a church, and philanthropic citizens often contributed to their upkeep. The street at that end of the bridge was called Fleshergate.

      A North Country River. In the line was extended from Blaydon to Redheugh. It is first attested to in The skeleton of this warehouse stood for decades until replaced by a Warner Cinema. Reference The Tyne. A book covering the Pennines in County Durham, Northumberland and Cumbria and with a chapter on Teesdale, including photographs.


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The bridges of Northumberland and Durham by Graham, Frank Download PDF Ebook

Wheldon Mill was another corn mill first documented in This extensive network ran passenger trains for mineworkers. A very comphrensive study of all the bridges on the Tees, past and present, with dates, builders, technical information The bridges of Northumberland and Durham book much else.

As is often the case, the structural engineering quibbles are irrelevant when the bridge is considered as a whole. The bridge was damaged by floods in the fifteenth century and rebuilt by the then Bishop, Langley.

Also shown is a waggonway to Seaton Sluice. However, a "correct" geometry for this system would introduce kinks into the main arch ribs, which would clearly be visually unpleasant.

This was first mentioned in the 13th century, but the present building dates from the 18th and 19th centuries. Prebends Bridge Prebends Bridge in Durham Loved as much for its views of Durham Cathedral as the bridge itself, Prebends Bridge was built in on the instructions of the Dean of Durham and served as a private road for Cathedral staff to the south of the city.

Passenger services ceased in and goods services were withdrawn in Most of the bridges are mentioned too, and there are photographs. In it gained access to Newcastle Central Station. Thrum Mill itself is known to have existed beforewhile Little Mill dates fromand was located just below the confluence with Whitton Burn.

The mean flow between and was cubic feet per second 5. Various editions of the Ordnance Survey for Northumberland and Durham. Additional pictures are credited to their source where appropriate.

The two halves of the bridge were built parallel to the river then rotated to make the rossing.

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The Whitley Waggonway route was used at the southern end. And a special thanks to Helishoot aerial videography for the Plessey Viaduct picture. I have, however, obtained additional material from other publications, libraries, maps and the Internet and from my own observations when visiting every bridge and photographing them all.

Framwellgate Bridge, with Durham Castle looming over it.There are more than Grade I listed buildings in England. This page is a list of these buildings in the county of Durham, sub-divided by unitary authority.

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Bridges on the Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead traditionally linked the counties of Northumberland and Durham. Yet in a vote on a region-wide North East devolution deal suggested that in another sense the traditional county divisions may still be strong. The Bridge Inn sits in the heart of Durham City where for over a decade it has offered a wide range of beers, wine, spirits & delicious food.Jan 04, pdf A history of Northumberland Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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This list may not reflect recent changes. A. Alston Arches Viaduct.Durham’s Historic Bridges The Importance ebook Bridges in Medieval Times. In medieval times, well-built bridges, which we now take for granted, were rare.

Most river crossings were either fords, (spots where the water was shallow), or wooden bridges, which tended to be weak and flimsy.