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Description: Blackton Bridge over Eggleston Burn
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111818
OS Grid Reference: NY9889724938
OS Grid Coordinates: 398897, 524938
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6196, -2.0186
19/17 Blackton Bridge
Bridge. Probably circa 1860, for transport of lead ore to smelt mill on
Eggleston burn for London Lead Company. Large blocks of coursed sandstone with
ashlar dressings; coursed rubble parapets with block coping. 4 high segmental
arches with voussoirs, the easternmost partly blocked, on tapered piers.
Parapet copings have roughly-dressed top, and blocks were formerly held
together by iron clamps, now missing. C20 iron reinforcements tied to corners
Listing NGR: NY9889724938
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Source: English Heritage
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