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Railway Bridge C.400 Metres East of Former Hagger Leases Station, Lynesack and Softley

Description: Railway Bridge C.400 Metres East of Former Hagger Leases Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111373

OS Grid Reference: NZ1176925614
OS Grid Coordinates: 411769, 525614
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6255, -1.8192

Location: 6 Lands Road, Lynesack and Softley, Durham DL13 5JB

Locality: Lynesack and Softley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5JB

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SW NZ 118256
4/8 Railway bridge
c.400 metres east
of former Hagger
Leases station


Bridge over River Gaunless. Dated 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway by
William Storey; date panel names builder James Wilson of Pontefract. Grit
sandstone, coursed and squared with tooled ashlar dressings. Skew plan at
angle of 270 with river. Low segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs and
wider-arched fall roll-moulded dripstring; this merges with similar string
at rail-bed level. Parapets sweep out to round piers and have chamfered
coping continuous with top bands of piers, which have low ogee-domed coping.
Moulded rectangular inscription panel on north face. One of the earliest
surviving skew arches, which were becoming a necessary part of railway

Source: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914; 2nd ed.
K. Hoole,Newton Abbott 1967, pp 185-6.

Listing NGR: NZ1176925614

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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