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Latitude: 54.5391 / 54°32'20"N
Longitude: -1.9257 / 1°55'32"W
OS Eastings: 404903
OS Northings: 515979
OS Grid: NZ049159
Mapcode National: GBR GHZY.WN
Mapcode Global: WHB4L.D57M
Entry Name: Footbridge over River Tees (That Part in Barnard Castle Civil Parish)
Listing Date: 28 November 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291732
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388851
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): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
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Footbridge over River Tees (that
part in Barnard Castle CP)
Footbridge. Dated 1882 on original cast inscription `WILSON
BROS. & CO. ENGINEERS 1882 DARLINGTON'; founder's plates
STOCKTON MI Co'; some Ns reversed. Wrought-iron with cast-iron
approach railings and wood deck. 2 iron trestles support beams
of deck and top girder of lattice parapets joined by overhead
lattice, with thin wrought-iron lamp holders at ends. Lower
girders of parapets descend towards ends and are set in ground
below deck level. 5 flat-section rails attached between
crossed and upright members of lattice. Approaches have fluted
cast-iron posts with domed finials; smaller posts riveted to
descending upper rail of parapet. 3 round wrought-iron rails
threaded through posts.
This bridge was constructed for the mill workers of the nearby
mills, and it allowed access, on foot, from across the river
to the heart of the mill complex.
See also Startforth CP.
Listing NGR: NZ0490315982
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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