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Sunderland Bridge, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Sunderland Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109927

OS Grid Reference: NZ2652037766
OS Grid Coordinates: 426520, 537766
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7342, -1.5897

Location: A167, Hett, Durham DH6 5JL

Locality: Croxdale and Hett
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH6 5JL

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Sunderland Bridge, near Croxdale, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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