"The Wansbeck sings with all her springs,

The banks and braes give ear

And the wood that rungs wi' the sang she sings

I may no see nor hear

For far and far thae blithe burns are

And strange is a'thing near."

From A Jacobite's Exile. (1746) Algernon Charles Swinburne

Have a look as well on the website of the Bridges on the Wansbeck