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Latitude: 54.8658 / 54°51'56"N
Longitude: -1.5428 / 1°32'34"W
OS Eastings: 429439
OS Northings: 552429
OS Grid: NZ294524
Mapcode National: GBR KDN5.SK
Mapcode Global: WHC45.8YKP
Entry Name: Lamb Bridge
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109369
Location: Bournmoor, County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: North Lodge
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Burnmoor
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BOURNMOOR LAMBTON PARK
NZ 25 SE
4/23 Lamb Bridge
Bridge, 1819 by Ignatius Bonomi for John Lambton, later 1st Earl of Durham.
Slightly hump-backed, single-track bridge over the River Wear. Ashlar sandstone;
dressed stone end walls with cast-iron railings.
Both faces identical. Slightly-pointed, 25-metre span arch with roll-moulded
arch band. Parapet and band at road level are raked down in a series of steps
to either side of apex. Parapet has chamfered coping and splayed ends.
Rectangular-plan end abutments rise to form pedestals flanking roadway; each
pedestal has cornice and a carved stone lamb. Low, splayed end walls with
flat coping and railings. Railings have alternating arcaded and wavy bars,
a double top rail with scrollwork infill and similar square-plan end posts.
This bridge straddles the parishes of Bournmoor and North Lodge.
(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridgesof the North of England, 1973).
Listing NGR: NZ2943952429
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