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Number 12 Bridge Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 191 297

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Auckland, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6613 / 54°39'40"N

Longitude: -1.7054 / 1°42'19"W

OS Eastings: 419099

OS Northings: 529624

OS Grid: NZ190296

Mapcode National: GBR JGJJ.KT

Mapcode Global: WHC57.S32C

Entry Name: Number 12 Bridge Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 191 297

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385650

Location: County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: West Auckland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Escomb

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ12NE ETHERLEY LANE, Escomb
634-1/4/129 (North side (off))
No.12 Bridge: Railway accommodation
bridge at NZ 191 297

II*

Railway accommodation bridge for farm track. 1842. By Shildon
Works Company, in conjunction with John Storey of Darlington,
for Bishop Auckland and Weardale Railway Co. Cast- and
wrought-iron with timber. Lenticular truss skew bridge, the
span 86 feet 3 inches. Main top member H-section cast-iron,
and bottom member wrought-iron flat link chain. 12 panels to
trusses, incorporating 11 verticals of round bar with diagonal
flats alternately rising and falling. Lower bottom member of
square bar wrought-iron coupled to the chain of the truss by
cast-iron clamps. These carry transverse tie rods; there is
horizontal and vertical bracing of flat wrought-iron. Timber
deck on cross joists, of iron every 14 feet and others timber.
Renewed timber balustrades.
(Barbey M F: Civil Engineering Heritage Northern England:
London: 1981-: PAGE 46).


Listing NGR: NZ1909929624

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