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Latitude: 54.6255 / 54°37'31"N
Longitude: -1.8192 / 1°49'9"W
OS Eastings: 411769
OS Northings: 525614
OS Grid: NZ117256
Mapcode National: GBR HGQY.YN
Mapcode Global: WHC56.0ZZW
Entry Name: Railway Bridge C.400 Metres East of Former Hagger Leases Station
Listing Date: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121831
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111373
Location: Cockfield, County Durham, DL13
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Cockfield
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Lynesack
Church of England Diocese: Durham
COCKFIELD HAGGER LEASES
NZ 12 SW NZ 118256
4/8 Railway bridge
c.400 metres east
of former Hagger
Bridge over River Gaunless. Dated 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway by
William Storey; date panel names builder James Wilson of Pontefract. Grit
sandstone, coursed and squared with tooled ashlar dressings. Skew plan at
angle of 270 with river. Low segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs and
wider-arched fall roll-moulded dripstring; this merges with similar string
at rail-bed level. Parapets sweep out to round piers and have chamfered
coping continuous with top bands of piers, which have low ogee-domed coping.
Moulded rectangular inscription panel on north face. One of the earliest
surviving skew arches, which were becoming a necessary part of railway
Source: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914; 2nd ed.
K. Hoole,Newton Abbott 1967, pp 185-6.
Listing NGR: NZ1176925614
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