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Deepdale Aqueduct, Barnard Castle

Description: Deepdale Aqueduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111257

OS Grid Reference: NZ0458416731
OS Grid Coordinates: 404584, 516731
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5458, -1.9306

Location: B6277, Lartington, Durham DL12 9TB

Locality: Barnard Castle
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9TB

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Listing Text

NZ 01 NW
(North side)
16/90 Deepdale Aqueduct
Aqueduct/footbridge across the River Tees. Dated 1893. Built by Head,
Wrightson and Co., Engineers of Thornaby on Tees. Cast-iron bridge span and
columns, planked walkway and rock-faced stone end sections.

45-metre long, jointed span, with cross-braced sides, carried on 2 sets of squat
paired columns with moulded bases and dentilled capitals. Double walkway to
either side of encased water pipes. Similar end sections: 2 octagonal-plan
end piers with corbelled, chamfered caps, linked by a short flight of steps to
2 embattled, semi-octagonal towers flanking walkway.

This aqueduct straddles the parishes of Lartington and Barnard Castle and is
included for industrial interest as a large and elaborate example of its type.

Listing NGR: NZ0458416731

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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