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Latitude: 54.5755 / 54°34'31"N
Longitude: -1.9874 / 1°59'14"W
OS Eastings: 400914
OS Northings: 520031
OS Grid: NZ009200
Mapcode National: GBR GHKJ.JL
Mapcode Global: WHB4C.F8W6
Entry Name: Balder Bridge
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Last Amended: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121041
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111197
Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite
Built-Up Area: Cotherstone
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
COTHERSTONE B 6277
NZ 02 SW
11/35 Balder Bridge
12/1/67 (previously listed
in the Civil Parish
Road bridge over the River Balder. Probably C15, rebuilt c.1681, upstream side
widened 1896, downstream parapet and upstream face partly rebuilt in 1983.
Sandstone ashlar with snecked and rock-faced rebuilt sections.
Roadway on 4 medieval ribs; 2 similar ribs added to upstream side in 1896.
Downstream face: depressed-pointed arch of 2 chamfered orders; band, with
chamfered soffit, raked to either side above arch; similarly raked, flat-coped
parapet. Upstream face has similar arch. Horizontal parapet, with raking end
sections, defined by band and flat coping; central corbelled refuge.
This bridge straddles the parishes of Cotherstone and Hunderthwaite.
E Jervoise. The Ancient Bridgesof The North of England, 1931 p 48.
Listing NGR: NZ0091420031
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