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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
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
NZ 01 SE EGGLESTONE ABBEY ABBEY LANE
6/87 Abbey Bridge,
over River Tees
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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