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Prebends Bridge, Durham

Description: Prebends Bridge

Grade: I
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

Location: 16 South Bailey, Durham DH1 3EA

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3EA

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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.

Listing Text

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
beneath them.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2714541856

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

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