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Sunderland Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Brandon and Byshottles, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109927

Source ID: 1311172

Listing Text

CROXDALE AND HETT A 167
NZ 2637
(West side, off)
Sunderland Bridge
16/46 Sunderland Bridge
10/5/67 (formerly listed
in Sunderland
Bridge C.P.)
I
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
Croxdale-and-Hett.
(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1931).


Listing NGR: NZ2652037766

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