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Alston Bridge, Alston
Alston Bridge
site name:-   South Tyne, River
locality:-   Alston
civil parish:-   Alston Moor (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   bridge
coordinates:-   NY71634615
1Km square:-   NY7146
10Km square:-   NY74

BXK59.jpg (taken 28.9.2012)  
BXK60.jpg (taken 28.9.2012)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 34 9) 
placename:-  Alston Bridge
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland Divided into their Respective Wards, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin et al, published by T Bowles, Robert Sayer, and John Bowles, London, 1760.
road across the South Tyne 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.10
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
double line across a river; a bridge in Alston 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old map:- Bell 1892
placename:-  Alston Bridge
placename:-  Tyne Bridge
source data:-   Map, colour lithograph, Road Map of Cumberland, by George Joseph Bell, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, printed by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
bridge symbol 
Road map of Cumberland showing County Bridges 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 38
Image © Carlisle Library

BXK62.jpg  View of river.
(taken 28.9.2012)  
BXK63.jpg  View of river.
(taken 28.9.2012)  
BXK64.jpg  View of river.
(taken 28.9.2012)  

BXK61.jpg (taken 28.9.2012)  

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