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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: RAILWAY VIADUCT AND DRINKING FOUNTAIN ATTACHED

List entry Number: 1322851

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT AND DRINKING FOUNTAIN ATTACHED, NORTH ROAD

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: 19-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110337

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD NZ 24 SE 4/285 Railway viaduct and 19.2.70 drinking fountain attached (formerly listed as Durham Viaduct)

GV II*

Railway viaduct and fountain. Viaduct 1857 probably by TE Harrison for North Eastern Railway Co; fountain dated 186 and illegible digit. Rock-faced sandstone viaduct with ashlar dressings; brick soffits. Fountain sandstone with grey granite back plate and pink granite shafts. Viaduct: 100 ft. high; 11 arches. Tapered piers with coped plinths support round arches; continuous drip string. Parapet altered except over end piers, where it is flat-coped.

Gothic-style fountain on south face of pier to west of North Road has shouldered surround enclosing small 2-centred arch at base. Shafts above support gabled canopy with nail-head moulding and containing scroll with illegibel inscription and date. Stepped gabled surround has blind trefoils under each step; crocketed coping.

Listing NGR: NZ2680242570

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26802 42570

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