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This is a list of the only bridge from the suspension bridge inventory crossing River Tyne. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
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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