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Latitude: 54.5297 / 54°31'47"N
Longitude: -1.8992 / 1°53'57"W
OS Eastings: 406618
OS Northings: 514944
OS Grid: NZ066149
Mapcode National: GBR HJ51.MZ
Mapcode Global: WHB4L.SDSS
Entry Name: Abbey Bridge
Listing Date: 7 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310824
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111115
Location: Westwick, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Westwick
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 01 SE 066149 WESTWICK WESTWICK
7/40 Abbey Bridge
Road bridge crossing the River Tees. 1773 for John Sawrey Morritt. Mainly
dressed sandstone with some rubble lower courses. Semicircular arch with
dressed voussoirs spans 23 metres and is flanked by slightly-projecting giant-
piers. Battlemented parapet, above chamfered band, breaks forward over piers
to form pedestrian refuges. Paired water-spouts project from base of parapet
at north and south ends of bridge. Merlons and embrasures of parapet have
chamfered coping. North-west section of parapet terminated by low circular-
plan pier with hemispherical cap. Two circular emplacements at southern end
of parapet said to be bases of former toll-houses.
Abbey Bridge straddles the parishes of Westwick and Egglestone Abbey.
Listing NGR: NZ0661614939
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