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Railway Viaduct over River Balder

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunderthwaite, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5765 / 54°34'35"N

Longitude: -2.0081 / 2°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 399571

OS Northings: 520146

OS Grid: NY995201

Mapcode National: GBR GHFJ.16

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.470D

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct over River Balder

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111202

Location: Hunderthwaite, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

COTHERSTONE BRISCOE LANE
NY 92 SE
(North side, off)
10/40 Railway Viaduct
over River Balder
II
Disused railway viaduct over the River Balder. 1868 for the Tees Valley
Railway Company. Snecked, rock-faced sandstone; grey brick arches and tunnels;
cast-iron-railings. Tall viaduct spanning wide and deep river valley.

9 round arches on 8 battered piers and end abutments. Some of the piers have a
double row of throughstones below springing line. Arches in 4 rows of header
bond; tunnels in stretcher bond. Low parapet, above stone band, has railings
with ball joints. End piers with pyramidal caps.

This viaduct straddles the parishes of Cotherstone and Hunderthwaite.


Listing NGR: NY9957120146

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