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North Section of Railway Bridge, 150 Metres South of East Thickley Grange, Shildon

Description: North Section of Railway Bridge, 150 Metres South of East Thickley Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112196

OS Grid Reference: NZ2412425493
OS Grid Coordinates: 424124, 525493
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6240, -1.6279

Location: Shildon, Durham DL4 2RE

Locality: Shildon
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL4 2RE

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Listing Text


4/79 North section of
railway bridge,
150 metres south of
East Thickley Grange

2 left sections of accommodation bridge across Shildon sidings. 1857 by Harris
of Stockton. Sandstone and brick piers. Cast-iron bridge span.

2 hammer-dressed stone piers with rock-faced quoins and brick upper section
support span. 15-metre long span, in single casting, has transverse segmental
tunnel vaults of brick, cambered top, low railings and a plaque bearing maker's
name and date. Short section, attached to right, has semicircular tunnel arch
of brick and a later brick parapet above a tooled-and-margined stone band.
Similar end pier to right. Listed for historical/structural interest as a single
casting of exceptional length.

Remainder of bridge to right is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2412425493

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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