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The Stone Bridge, 160 Metres North of Blagdon Hall, Stannington

Description: The Stone Bridge, 160 Metres North of Blagdon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238981

OS Grid Reference: NZ2164977177
OS Grid Coordinates: 421649, 577177
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0886, -1.6624

Location: Dinnington, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13 6DE

Locality: Stannington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE13 6DE

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Listing Text

NZ 2177
13/73 The Stone Bridge,
160 metres north
of Blagdon Hall
28.4.69 (formerly listed as
Bridge in Garden of
Bridge with statuary. Bridge dated 1860, statues by J.C. Lough dated 1869 and
1871. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings; marble statues. 3 round arches
with rusticated voussoirs, with smaller arch on south for garden path. Soffits
of arches have channeled rustication. Pilasters, impost band (carrying pilasters
over central piers), moulded string below parapet broken forward round pilasters.
Lower parts of central piers have arched niches, those on east with urns and
inscriptions JOHN DONKIN, MASON and M.W.R. (Matthew White Ridley) with date.
Parapet with low gabled coping and low pyramidal caps to pilasters, swept out
at ends to piers carrying life-size classical statues.

Listing NGR: NZ2164977177

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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