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BARNARD CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN BARNARD CASTLE CIVIL PARISH) AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH EAST

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: BARNARD CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN BARNARD CASTLE CIVIL PARISH) AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH EAST

List entry Number: 1201056

Location

BARNARD CASTLE BRIDGE (THAT PART IN BARNARD CASTLE CIVIL PARISH) AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH EAST, BRIDGEGATE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barnard Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388635

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Details

BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0416SE BRIDGEGATE 770-1/5/6 (West side) 24/02/50 Barnard Castle Bridge (that part in Barnard Castle CP) and attached wall to SE

GV I

Bridge over River Tees, formerly on boundary between the counties of Durham and Yorkshire, with adjoining wall and retaining wall along Bridgegate. Probably C14; repaired in 1596 according to re-set inscription: `1596 ER' said to have come from bridge and now in adjoining south-east wall on approach to Bridgegate. Parapets repaired after 1771 flood. Ashlar. 4 wide ribs to each of 2 pointed arches with 3 offsets flanking pointed cutwater; road-bed rises to highest point over eastern arch. Pedestrian refuges over cutwater, that downstream with inscription Y N R for Yorkshire North Riding, since this was the boundary between the counties until 1974. Squinches at north-west and south-east external corners have been renewed. Retaining wall to river bank below Bridgegate has large, wide, pointed relieving arch, possibly associated with the Castle above (qv). See also Startforth CP. (Austin D: Barnard Castle (English Heritage Official guide book): London: 1988-: 35).

Listing NGR: NZ0481516389

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Austin, D , Official Guide to Barnard Castle Durham, (1988), 35

National Grid Reference: NZ 04812 16389

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