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Railway Viaduct over River Balder, Cotherstone

Description: Railway Viaduct over River Balder

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111202

OS Grid Reference: NY9957120146
OS Grid Coordinates: 399571, 520146
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5765, -2.0081

Location: Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9ET

Locality: Cotherstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9ET

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Listing Text

NY 92 SE
(North side, off)
10/40 Railway Viaduct
over River Balder
Disused railway viaduct over the River Balder. 1868 for the Tees Valley
Railway Company. Snecked, rock-faced sandstone; grey brick arches and tunnels;
cast-iron-railings. Tall viaduct spanning wide and deep river valley.

9 round arches on 8 battered piers and end abutments. Some of the piers have a
double row of throughstones below springing line. Arches in 4 rows of header
bond; tunnels in stretcher bond. Low parapet, above stone band, has railings
with ball joints. End piers with pyramidal caps.

This viaduct straddles the parishes of Cotherstone and Hunderthwaite.

Listing NGR: NY9957120146

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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