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Latitude: 54.6706 / 54°40'14"N
Longitude: -1.6678 / 1°40'4"W
OS Eastings: 421521
OS Northings: 530665
OS Grid: NZ215306
Mapcode National: GBR JGSF.QH
Mapcode Global: WHC52.CV1T
Entry Name: Drive Bridge over River Gaunless
Listing Date: 6 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385607
Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bishop Auckland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK
634-1/8/93 Drive bridge over River Gaunless
Bridge over River Gaunless carrying driveway from Park Head to
Auckland Castle (qv). Dated 1757. For Bishop Richard Trevor.
Coursed squared sandstone lower courses, rubble above, with
ashlar arch and dressings. Recessed keyed segmental arch with
dripmoulds. North keystone inscribed RD (Richard Dunelm) 1757.
Abutments and parapets have chamfered ashlar coping. In the
course of building this bridge, workmen discovered `a Roman
urn of greyish clay ... filled with earth and human bones'.
(Mackenzie E: County Palatine of Durham: Newcastle: 1834-:
Listing NGR: NZ2152130665
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