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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.


List entry Number: 1323102



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109347

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BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD NZ 25 SE (North side) 4/1 Chester New Bridge II*

Single-track road bridge over the River Wear leading to south-west arched gateway (q.v.) to Lambton Park. Probably C15; partly-rebuilt parapet. Dressed stone.

Circa 45-metre span. Both faces similar. 4 pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders; each arch on 5 chamfered ribs (some partly restored). Triangular-plan cutwaters between arches (3 on each face); cutwaters have multi-chamfered plinths, sloping tops and rise to parapet band. Slightly-projecting parapet has restored coping and splayed north end walls. Large abutment with offsets at north-west end.

This bridge straddles Chester-le-Street and the parish of Bournmoor.

(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).

Listing NGR: NZ2844352286

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931)

National Grid Reference: NZ 28443 52286


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