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Description: Abbey Bridge over River Tees
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111676
OS Grid Reference: NZ0661314935
OS Grid Coordinates: 406613, 514935
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5297, -1.8993
NZ 01 SE EGGLESTONE ABBEY ABBEY LANE
6/87 Abbey Bridge,
over River Tees
Road bridge, 1773 for John Sawrey Morritt. Dressed stone except for some
rubble lower courses. Semicircular arch spans 23 metres and is flanked by
slightly-projecting giant piers. Embattled parapet, above chamfered band,
breaks forward over piers to form pedestrian refuges. Paired water-spouts
project from base of parapet at north and south ends of bridge. Merlons and
embrasures have chamfered coping. North-west section ends in low circular
pier with domed cap. Two circular emplacements at southern end of parapet
are said to be the bases of former toll-houses.
Partly in Westwick parish.
Listing NGR: NZ0661614939
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Source: English Heritage
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