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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1831 Scotswood (Chine)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, United Kingdom (River Tyne)
Bridgemeister ID:392
Structurae ID:0013208
References:AAJ, BRB, NTB
Principals:John Green
Use:Vehicular (two-lane, with walkway)
Status:Demolished, 1967
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:368f
Side spans:2 x 131f
Deck width:16f 10in roadway, 3ft 3in footway
Notes
  • "Chine" is the Geordie spelling/pronounciation of "Chain", according to The New Geordie Dictionary detailing "the dialect spoken on Tyneside".
  • Widened (19ft 6in roadway, two 6ft walkways), iron chains replaced with steel cables 1931. Bypassed, 1967. Since demolished.

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