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1630


Gateshead


Swalwell, Sands Footbridge


Swalwell


NZ26SW


Transport


Bridge


Suspension Bridge


Modern


C20


Structure


Suspension bridge over the River Derwent, built 1903 by D. Rowell of Willesden to replace an earlier wooden structure giving access to allotments. The only suspension bridge in Tyne and Wear, recently repaired extensively. LOCAL LIST


2009


6246


NZ20096246



<< HER 1630 >> Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Dunston and Swalwell Plan Area; N. Pevsner, 1983, County Durham, The Buildings of England, p. 473; Gateshead Council Local List X20/LL/216; http://www.webwanderers.org/03_buildings/bridges/

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