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Latitude: 54.508 / 54°30'28"N
Longitude: -1.5842 / 1°35'2"W
OS Eastings: 427023
OS Northings: 512598
OS Grid: NZ270125
Mapcode National: GBR KJC9.TS
Mapcode Global: WHC5W.MYVH
Entry Name: Blackwell Bridge
Listing Date: 6 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121318
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110555
Location: Darlington, DL2
Unitary Authority Ward: Park West
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Blackwell All Saints and Salutation
Church of England Diocese: Durham
1. (West End)
(Formerly listed in
NZ 21 SE 15/223 Darlington Rural District)
1832, Architect John Green of Newcastle. Sandstone ashlar; 3 segmental arches
With band above. Long parapet with plain coping, ends swept out to finish in low,
Arches have paired, pointed voussoirs and a side chamfer whose face is in plane
with the sides of pointed cutwaters, These have capping shaped like an up-turned
keel, above a band. Impost band along abutments. Ashlar intrados rusticated shallowly
in lower courses, as are cutwaters.
The bridge has been doubled in width recently and the new southern span is an exact
reproduction of the original except for the rustications.
Listing NGR: NZ2702312598
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