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Tees Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Croft-on-Tees, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4773 / 54°28'38"N

Longitude: -1.5527 / 1°33'9"W

OS Eastings: 429084

OS Northings: 509196

OS Grid: NZ290091

Mapcode National: GBR KJLN.NS

Mapcode Global: WHC63.3QXH

Entry Name: Tees Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350440

Location: Croft-on-Tees, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL2

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Croft-on-Tees

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HURWORTH NORTHALLERTON ROAD
NZ 20 NE 291092 (East side, off)

10/102 Tees Railway Bridge

II

Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over River Tees. 1838-41, designed by
Henry Welsh for the Great North of England Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar.
About 100 metres long. Both faces similar. 4 segmental skew arches on
slightly-battered piers which have projecting low rounded cutwaters with
shallow-domed tops. Sunk decorative panels with roll-moulded borders on
faces; chamfered impost bands. Narrower section of wall breaks forward above
each pier and has a similar sunk panel with dropped keystone. Arch tunnels,
voussoirs and spandrels have chamfered rustication. Flat-coped horizontal
parapet, defined by 2 stepped bands at track level, breaks forward above
piers to form rectangular-plan pedestrian refuges, some now destroyed.
Parapet end piers have low pyramidal caps. Late C20 parapet railings.
Rendered embankment-retaining walls.

(K. Hoole, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol. 4, The
North-East, 1965).


Listing NGR: NZ2908409196

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