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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299454
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350440
Location: Croft-on-Tees, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL2
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Croft-on-Tees
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hurworth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
HURWORTH NORTHALLERTON ROAD
NZ 20 NE 291092 (East side, off)
10/102 Tees Railway Bridge
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
Listing NGR: NZ2908409196
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