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Description: Piercebridge Bridge
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110880
OS Grid Reference: NZ2108015559
OS Grid Coordinates: 421080, 515559
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5349, -1.6757
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NZ 2115 PIERCEBRIDGE B6275
17/151 Piercebridge Bridge
Road bridge over River Tees. Early C16, widened on downstream side in 1781
(plaque dated 1673 no longer legible). Dressed and ashlar sandstone.
Upstream side: 3 wide arches of 2 stepped orders. Segmental central arch and
slightly-pointed flanking arches. Stepped triangular-plan cutwaters, flanking
central arch, rise to form pedestrian refuges. Parapet, slightly-raked either
side of centre, has band at road level and chamfered coping. Segmental
relieving arch supports parapet at north end.
Downstream face: similar cutwaters flanking central arch; arches are segmental
with roll-moulded arch bands.
Splayed north end walls and curving south end walls; cylindrical end piers.
This bridge straddles the parishes of Piercebridge and Cliffe, North Yorkshire.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).
Listing NGR: NZ2108015559
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Source: English Heritage
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