Bridges On The Derwent


"Everybody loves a bridge. They are essentially romantic objects - brave, adventurous, usually handsome or at least interesting to look at, often magnificently idiosyncratic and every single one of them a seperate individual with its own personality, pedigree and background, each time to be freshly encountered and enjoyed."

Bridges. Sir Hugh Casson. 1963

This bridge was built to replace the old road bridge over the A694 Shotley Bridge road when it proved to be inadequate as traffic increased. It is situated only a few yards upstream of the old bridge and.

 Lintzford New Bridge Facts

Constructed - 19??
Type - beam, concrete.
Position: quarter mile south west of Lintzford, on County Durham/Tyne and Wear boundary.
Grid Ref: NZ 146 571
 Lintzford New and Old Bridges

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