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Winston Bridge, over the River Tees, Barforth

Description: Winston Bridge, over the River Tees

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111590

OS Grid Reference: NZ1425816270
OS Grid Coordinates: 414258, 516270
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5415, -1.7811

Location: B6274, Barforth, Durham DL2 3RP

Locality: Barforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3RP

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Listing Text


3/1 Winston Bridge,
over the River Tees


Road bridge, 1762-3 by Sir Thomas Robinson. Squared sandstone with ashlar
voussoirs. Slightly-recessed round arch spans 34 metres, and is now
stabilised by 8 iron tie rods and plates. Raking buttressed faces to
abutments. Parapet has slightly-projecting coping on square brackets and is
cambered over the arch, breaking forward on either side to form pedestrian
refuges. Wing walls terminate in low square piers with pyramidal caps. West
end of bridge is slightly canted on plan.

Partly in Winston parish.

Listing NGR: NZ1425816270

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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