Tyne and Wear HER(1944): Lintzford, Lintzford Bridge - Details
Lintzford, Lintzford Bridge
Road Transport Site
A remarkable coursed squared sandstone-built road bridge with single, very wide flat segmental arch whose voussoirs noticeably increase in size from crown to springings. Projecting string course at tangent to crown, carries parapet. Wrought iron lampholders and dome-topped piers to parapets. Each spandrel pierced four times with diminishing circular holes in the style of Edward's 1756 bridge at Pontypridd. Bridge House of three storeys on east side. Late C18.
<< HER 1944 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 18; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 9/16; Gateshead Council, 1999, Conservation Area Policy Guidelines, Strategies and Character Statements, Lintzford Conservation Area, pp 15-17