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Description: Blackwell Bridge
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110555
OS Grid Reference: NZ2702312598
OS Grid Coordinates: 427023, 512598
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5080, -1.5842
1. (West End)
(Formerly listed in
NZ 21 SE 15/223 Darlington Rural District)
1832, Architect John Green of Newcastle. Sandstone ashlar; 3 segmental arches
With band above. Long parapet with plain coping, ends swept out to finish in low,
Arches have paired, pointed voussoirs and a side chamfer whose face is in plane
with the sides of pointed cutwaters, These have capping shaped like an up-turned
keel, above a band. Impost band along abutments. Ashlar intrados rusticated shallowly
in lower courses, as are cutwaters.
The bridge has been doubled in width recently and the new southern span is an exact
reproduction of the original except for the rustications.
Listing NGR: NZ2702312598
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Source: English Heritage
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