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Lune Bridge, Mickleton

Description: Lune Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111292

OS Grid Reference: NY9590424041
OS Grid Coordinates: 395904, 524041
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6115, -2.0649

Location: B6277, Holwick, Durham DL12 0NS

Locality: Mickleton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0NS

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Listing Text

LUNEDALE B6277, Laithkirk
NY 92 SE
Lune Bridge
Road bridge over the River Lune. Late C18; upstream side widened c.1868 (when
Lune Viaduct built). Sandstone ashlar; rebuilt parapets and snecked, rock-
faced upstream side.

Downstream segmental arch, with flush voussoirs, flanked by battered buttresses;
chamfered band above arch. Upstream segmental arch with projecting rock-faced
voussoirs. Parapets with segmental copings. Attached end walls: flat-coped
to north, about 9.0 metres long and curved on plan; south-east wall ends in a
circular pier with domical cap, south-west wall ends in a rectangular pier.

Included for group value.

This bridge straddles the parishes of Holwick, Middleton and Lunedale.

E Jervoise. The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1931 p 48.

Listing NGR: NY9590424041

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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