Bridges On The Wear


This very attractive old stone bridge links the pleasant village of West Blackdene to Ireshopeburn. The hills rise up behind to the north and the river cascades over a series of little waterfalls downstream of the bridge. A line of old cottages lie parallel to the river here and the whole scene is one of peace and beauty.

The bridge suffered considerable damage in 1983 due to flooding.

 Blackdene Bridge Facts

Constructed - 1848
Type - arch, stone, 2 arches.
Position: West Blackdene, County Durham.
Grid Reference - NY 867 391
 Blackdene Bridge

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