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Blackwell Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Park West, Darlington

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110555

Location: Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

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

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Listing Text

BRIDGE ROAD
1. (West End)
5195
Blackwell Bridge
(Formerly listed in
NZ 21 SE 15/223 Darlington Rural District)
6.6.52.
II

2.
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,
half-octagonal piers.
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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