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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PREBENDS BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1121354

Location

PREBENDS BRIDGE, RIVER WEAR

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110442

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE RIVER WEAR NZ 2741 NW 16/387 Prebends' Bridge 6/5/52 GV I

Bridge. 1772-8 by George Nicholson for the Dean and Chapter of Durham; restored 1955-6. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. 3 round arches with rusticated voussoirs; rusticated cutwaters; large 3-sided buttresses with tops forming refuges in parapet. Pilasters frame sections of parapet above arches, the outer ones balustraded. Abutments canted in to bridge width. Low-chamfered coping to parapets which end in ogee-domed coping on band continuous with parapet coping. Outer faces have bands at road bed level and stone drains protruding beneath them.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2714541856

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27145 41856

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