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Built to replace the old bridge on the old Great North Road which became inadequate for the traffic, and positioned just downstream. Reinforced concrete can be used to build attractive-looking bridges but this bridge is not especially pleasing when contrasted with its ancient predecessor. The bridge cost 12000 and has iron railings on both sides and was built by Considere Constructions Ltd. Felton has now been by-passed and the A1 runs west of the village.

There are climbs on either side of the bridge and the Northumberland Arms is a nice old pub on the south side, adjacent to both bridges.

 Felton New Bridge Facts

Constructed - 1927
Type - beam, 3 span, concrete, wrought iron parapets.
Position: Felton, Northumberland.
Grid Ref: NU 185 003
 Felton New Bridge

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