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placename:- Newbiggin Bridge
site name:- Petteril, River
parish St Cuthbert Without parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY43495130
10Km square:- NY45

1Km square NY4351

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 24)

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.
Newbiggin Br.

placename:- Newbiggin Bridge
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Newbiggin Bridge, St Cuthbert Without, Cumberland, by Thomas Bushby, 1914.
Woman crossing Newbiggin Bridge in wooded landscape.
signed at bottom:-
Newbiggin Bridge.Carlisle. Thos: Bushby.1914

placename:- Newbiggin Bridge
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, On the Petteril, Newbiggin Bridge, Near Carlisle, St Cuthbert Without, Cumberland, by Thomas Bushby, 1888.
Cattle at a shallow river's edge; across centre of composition stretches a stone bridge upon which stands a figure watching them. Wooden poles are fastened across the arches of the bridge to prevent the cattle from straying. Meadows and woodland beyond.
signed & dated at bottom right:-
Thos. Bushby. 1888.
inscribed at reverse on mount:-
On the Petteril, Newbiggin Bridge, Nr. Carlisle. Thos. Bushby. 1891

placename:- Newbiggin Bridge
date:- 1888
period:- 19th century, late

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