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Abbey Bridge over River Tees

A Grade II Listed Building in Egglestone Abbey, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5297 / 54°31'46"N

Longitude: -1.8993 / 1°53'57"W

OS Eastings: 406613

OS Northings: 514936

OS Grid: NZ066149

Mapcode National: GBR HJ52.L0

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.SDRV

Entry Name: Abbey Bridge over River Tees

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111676

Location: Egglestone Abbey, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Egglestone Abbey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 01 SE EGGLESTONE ABBEY ABBEY LANE
(North side)

6/87 Abbey Bridge,
over River Tees
19.1.52

II


Road bridge, 1773 for John Sawrey Morritt. Dressed stone except for some
rubble lower courses. Semicircular arch spans 23 metres and is flanked by
slightly-projecting giant piers. Embattled parapet, above chamfered band,
breaks forward over piers to form pedestrian refuges. Paired water-spouts
project from base of parapet at north and south ends of bridge. Merlons and
embrasures have chamfered coping. North-west section ends in low circular
pier with domed cap. Two circular emplacements at southern end of parapet
are said to be the bases of former toll-houses.

Partly in Westwick parish.


Listing NGR: NZ0661614939

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