Bridges On The Coquet


"This is a fine and noble bridge spanning the River Coquet on the C102 road from Acklington to Alnwick.

The River Bridges Of Northumberland. Volume 3. The Coquet. Tony Dickens. 1981.

An old stone arched bridge with cutwaters on a minor road south of the village of Guyzance it lies at the bottom of a steep hill. A mile south is the village of Acklington . Near the bridge once stood a tin and iron foundry which was converted to a woollen mill 16 years later in 1791. It has now been converted into flats. The dam associated with the mill is a little upstream.

Guyzance is a very small village with some old cottages and a nearby watermill and its weir. The ruins of an old chapel lie in a loop of the Coquet to the south.

 Acklington Park Bridge Facts

Constructed - 1865
Type - arch, stone, 3 arches.
Position: 1 mile south of Guyzance, Northumberland.
Grid Ref: NU 206 030
 Acklington Park Bridge

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