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Blackton Bridge over Eggleston Burn

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6196 / 54°37'10"N

Longitude: -2.0186 / 2°1'6"W

OS Eastings: 398897

OS Northings: 524938

OS Grid: NY988249

Mapcode National: GBR GHB0.SS

Mapcode Global: WHB44.Y4YW

Entry Name: Blackton Bridge over Eggleston Burn

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111818

Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Eggleston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eggleston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

19/17 Blackton Bridge
over Eggleston
Bridge. Probably circa 1860, for transport of lead ore to smelt mill on
Eggleston burn for London Lead Company. Large blocks of coursed sandstone with
ashlar dressings; coursed rubble parapets with block coping. 4 high segmental
arches with voussoirs, the easternmost partly blocked, on tapered piers.
Parapet copings have roughly-dressed top, and blocks were formerly held
together by iron clamps, now missing. C20 iron reinforcements tied to corners
of piers.

Listing NGR: NY9889724938

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