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Serpentine Bridge, Sedgefield

Description: Serpentine Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 112142

OS Grid Reference: NZ3444328850
OS Grid Coordinates: 434443, 528850
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6536, -1.4677

Location: Bradbury, Durham TS21 2DN

Locality: Sedgefield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS21 2DN

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Listing Text

(west side off)
Serpentine Bridge


Bridge, c.1754, designed by James Paine for John Bourdon of Herdwick Hall, and
executed by John Bell of Durham. Ashlar. A single wide elliptical arch, slightly
raised in the centre, has voussoirs and a drip mould formerly carried a parapet
with pierced quatrofoils, and rounded coping. Designed as part of the new land-
scape garden layout created for John Bourdon. Source, James Paine by Peter Leach

Listing NGR: NZ3444328850

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Source: English Heritage

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