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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: NUMBER 12 BRIDGE RAILWAY ACCOMMODATION BRIDGE AT NZ 191 297

List entry Number: 1196464

Location

NUMBER 12 BRIDGE RAILWAY ACCOMMODATION BRIDGE AT NZ 191 297, ETHERLEY LANE

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: II*

Date first listed: 23-May-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 385650

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History

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Details

BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ12NE ETHERLEY LANE, Escomb 634-1/4/129 (North side (off)) No.12 Bridge: Railway accommodation bridge at NZ 191 297

II*

Railway accommodation bridge for farm track. 1842. By Shildon Works Company, in conjunction with John Storey of Darlington, for Bishop Auckland and Weardale Railway Co. Cast- and wrought-iron with timber. Lenticular truss skew bridge, the span 86 feet 3 inches. Main top member H-section cast-iron, and bottom member wrought-iron flat link chain. 12 panels to trusses, incorporating 11 verticals of round bar with diagonal flats alternately rising and falling. Lower bottom member of square bar wrought-iron coupled to the chain of the truss by cast-iron clamps. These carry transverse tie rods; there is horizontal and vertical bracing of flat wrought-iron. Timber deck on cross joists, of iron every 14 feet and others timber. Renewed timber balustrades. (Barbey M F: Civil Engineering Heritage Northern England: London: 1981-: PAGE 46).

Listing NGR: NZ1909929624

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Barbey, MF , Civil Engineering Heritage Northern England, (1981), 46

National Grid Reference: NZ 19099 29624

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