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©  D.S Ridley LRPS

IoE Number: 304811
Location: NEW TYNE BRIDGE, RIVER TYNE
  NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR
Photographer: D.S Ridley LRPS
Date Photographed: 24 May 2000
Date listed: 30 March 1987
Date of last amendment: 30 March 1987
Grade II

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NZ 2563 NWNEWCASTLE UPON TYNERIVER TYNE24/478New Tyne BridgeG.V.II

NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE RIVER TYNE 24/478 New Tyne Bridge G.V. II Road bridge. 1925-8. Engineers Mott, Hay and Anderson; architect R. Burns Dick. Construction by Dorman, Long and Company's bridge division. Two-hinged steel arch; steel columns support road approach spans; granite pylons, the bases solid and the towers concrete with granite cladding. Arch span 531 ft.: total length including approach spans is 1,254 ft. Octagonal columns of approaches, and hangers from arch, hold road bed, 84 ft. above high water level. Tall abutment towers have quasi-classical top detail and very tall arched recesses on outer faces, with balconies near the top. Towers have internal lifts, and towers and approaches are hollowed containing warehousing (never used). At the time of its construction the largest single-span steel arch bridge in Britain.

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