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Winston Bridge, Barforth

Description: Winston Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111140

OS Grid Reference: NZ1425716268
OS Grid Coordinates: 414257, 516268
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5415, -1.7811

Location: B6274, Barforth, Durham DL2 3RP

Locality: Barforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3RP

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Listing Text


5/49 Winston Bridge

Road bridge crossing the River Tees. 1762-3 by Sir Thomas Robinson. Dressed
sandstone. Slightly-recessed, single semicircular arch spans 34 metres and
has archivolt defined by finely-jointed voussoirs. Arch now stabilised by
8 iron tie rods and plates. Identical north and south faces have massive
rectangular-plan piers and buttressed raking sections to east and west. Parapet
has slightly-projecting coping carried on square brackets and is cambered over
the arch, breaking forward over the piers to form pedestrian refuges. East
and west ends of bridge terminate in low square-plan piers with pyramidal caps.
West end of bridge is slightly canted on plan.

Winston Bridge straddles the parished of-Winston and Barforth.

Listing NGR: NZ1425716268

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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