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Latitude: 54.5427 / 54°32'33"N
Longitude: -1.9271 / 1°55'37"W
OS Eastings: 404812
OS Northings: 516389
OS Grid: NZ048163
Mapcode National: GBR GHZX.LB
Mapcode Global: WHB4L.C2KS
Entry Name: Barnard Castle Bridge (That Part in Barnard Castle Civil Parish) and Attached Wall to South East
Listing Date: 24 February 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201056
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388635
Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Barnard Castle
Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
770-1/5/6 (West side)
24/02/50 Barnard Castle Bridge (that part in
Barnard Castle CP) and attached wall
Bridge over River Tees, formerly on boundary between the
counties of Durham and Yorkshire, with adjoining wall and
retaining wall along Bridgegate. Probably C14; repaired in
1596 according to re-set inscription: `1596 ER' said to have
come from bridge and now in adjoining south-east wall on
approach to Bridgegate. Parapets repaired after 1771 flood.
4 wide ribs to each of 2 pointed arches with 3 offsets
flanking pointed cutwater; road-bed rises to highest point
over eastern arch. Pedestrian refuges over cutwater, that
downstream with inscription Y N R for Yorkshire North Riding,
since this was the boundary between the counties until 1974.
Squinches at north-west and south-east external corners have
Retaining wall to river bank below Bridgegate has large, wide,
pointed relieving arch, possibly associated with the Castle
See also Startforth CP.
(Austin D: Barnard Castle (English Heritage Official guide
book): London: 1988-: 35).
Listing NGR: NZ0481516389
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