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Berwick, Union Chain Bridge (c. 1910)


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Berwick, Union Chain Bridge - Click for bigger imageThe Union Chain Bridge, which was erected by Captain S. Brown in 1820. The bridge is over 430 feet long and 18 feet wide. It is made of iron but is very lightweight, weighing only 100 tonnes.


Northumberland Archives Service holds over 120,000 photographic images relating to the history of the county of Northumberland. The quality of the photographs mounted on this website has been reduced. High quality photographic or digital copies of these, and of other photographs from our collections, are available by contacting the Archives Service.