Tyne and Wear HER(1948): Wallsend, St. Peter's Road, Burn Closes Bridge - Details
Wallsend, St. Peter's Road, Burn Closes Bridge
Road Transport Site
A reinforced concrete bridge of c.1913 spanning Willington Dene. Five trestles and curved abutments support the road deck. The only early ferro-concrete bridge in Tyne & Wear. Was LISTED GRADE 2. Demolished in 2008 and replaced with a new bridge in 2009. Delisted in 2015. TWM Archaeology recorded the bridge before demolition.
<< HER 1948 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 20; Dept. of National Heritage, List of Buildings opf Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 7/165; English Heritage Advice Report 23 March 2015