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Prebends Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7709 / 54°46'15"N

Longitude: -1.5796 / 1°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 427145

OS Northings: 541856

OS Grid: NZ271418

Mapcode National: GBR KFD8.TK

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.QB0W

Entry Name: Prebends Bridge

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110442

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE RIVER WEAR
NZ 2741 NW
16/387 Prebends' Bridge
6/5/52
GV I

Bridge. 1772-8 by George Nicholson for the Dean and Chapter of Durham; restored
1955-6. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. 3 round arches with rusticated
voussoirs; rusticated cutwaters; large 3-sided buttresses with tops forming
refuges in parapet. Pilasters frame sections of parapet above arches, the outer
ones balustraded. Abutments canted in to bridge width. Low-chamfered coping
to parapets which end in ogee-domed coping on band continuous with parapet
coping. Outer faces have bands at road bed level and stone drains protruding
beneath them.

A scheduled ancient monument.


Listing NGR: NZ2714541856

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