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