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ABBEY BRIDGE

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: ABBEY BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1310824

Location

ABBEY BRIDGE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Westwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111115

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History

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Details

NZ 01 SE 066149 WESTWICK WESTWICK

7/40 Abbey Bridge 7.1.52 II*

Road bridge crossing the River Tees. 1773 for John Sawrey Morritt. Mainly dressed sandstone with some rubble lower courses. Semicircular arch with dressed voussoirs spans 23 metres and is flanked by slightly-projecting giant- piers. Battlemented parapet, above chamfered band, breaks forward over piers to form pedestrian refuges. Paired water-spouts project from base of parapet at north and south ends of bridge. Merlons and embrasures of parapet have chamfered coping. North-west section of parapet terminated by low circular- plan pier with hemispherical cap. Two circular emplacements at southern end of parapet said to be bases of former toll-houses.

Abbey Bridge straddles the parishes of Westwick and Egglestone Abbey.



Listing NGR: NZ0661614939

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National Grid Reference: NZ 06618 14943

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