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Rutherford Bridge, Scargill

Description: Rutherford Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111360

OS Grid Reference: NZ0348412173
OS Grid Coordinates: 403484, 512173
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5049, -1.9477

Location: Rutherford Lane, Bowes, Durham DL12 9SX

Locality: Scargill
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SX

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Listing Text

NZ 01 SW
20/188 Rutherford Bridge
- II
Road bridge across the River Greta. 1773; parapet rebuilt and end walls added in
C19. Sandstone ashlar; dressed sandstone C19 sections. Single-track, slightly
hump-backed bridge with end walls and end piers.

Identical faces. 25-metres span semi-circular arch with flush voissoirs. Flanking
flat-faced piers; north-east pier with battered abutment. Flat coped raking parapet.
with tooled and margined masonry. North end walls with cylindrical end piers.
Splayed wouth end walls: c.lO-metre long east wall with similar pier at mid point;
shorter west wall with similar end pier.

This bridge straddles the parishes of Bowes and Scargill.

Listing NGR: NZ0348412173

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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