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Description: Prebends Bridge
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110442
OS Grid Reference: NZ2714541856
OS Grid Coordinates: 427145, 541856
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7709, -1.5796
There is also a scheduled monument, Prebend's Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE RIVER WEAR
NZ 2741 NW
16/387 Prebends' Bridge
Bridge. 1772-8 by George Nicholson for the Dean and Chapter of Durham; restored
1955-6. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. 3 round arches with rusticated
voussoirs; rusticated cutwaters; large 3-sided buttresses with tops forming
refuges in parapet. Pilasters frame sections of parapet above arches, the outer
ones balustraded. Abutments canted in to bridge width. Low-chamfered coping
to parapets which end in ogee-domed coping on band continuous with parapet
coping. Outer faces have bands at road bed level and stone drains protruding
A scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: NZ2714541856
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Source: English Heritage
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