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Latitude: 54.7342 / 54°44'3"N
Longitude: -1.5897 / 1°35'22"W
OS Eastings: 426520
OS Northings: 537766
OS Grid: NZ265377
Mapcode National: GBR KFBP.MQ
Mapcode Global: WHC4X.K87K
Entry Name: Sunderland Bridge
Location: Brandon and Byshottles, County Durham, DH6
County: County Durham
Parish: Brandon and Byshottles
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Listing Date: 10 May 1967
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109927
Source ID: 1311172
CROXDALE AND HETT A 167
(West side, off)
16/46 Sunderland Bridge
10/5/67 (formerly listed
Road bridge over River Wear. Probably C14, end arches rebuilt 1770, parapet
widened 1822, C19 end walls. Dressed sandstone. Both faces similar. 4
semicircular arches: double-chamfered central pair on 5 ribs; unribbed end
arches with stepped arch bands. 3 cutwaters on each face rise to form
triangular-plan pedestrian refuges (north-west cutwater is cut back to form
refuge with flat face). Parapet, with chamfered coping, is raked down over
end arches. C19 stone abutments at ends on downstream side. Square-plan end
piers with pyramidal caps at north-west and south-east. Scheduled Ancient
Monument. This bridge straddles the parishes of Brandon-and-Byshottles and
(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1931).
Listing NGR: NZ2652037766
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