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Latitude: 54.9894 / 54°59'21"N
Longitude: -2.5729 / 2°34'22"W
OS Eastings: 363439
OS Northings: 566244
OS Grid: NY634662
Mapcode National: GBR BBGR.S7
Mapcode Global: WH90T.GV1D
Entry Name: Railway Bridge Across the Poltross Burn North of Milecastle 48 Hadrians Wall
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045226
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240841
Location: Upper Denton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8
Civil Parish: Thirlwall
Built-Up Area: Gilsland
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
THIRLWALL B 6318
NY 66 NW
(South side, off)
10/35 Railway Bridge
across the Poltross
Burn, north of
Railway bridge, c.1838 possibly by Benjamin Green for the Newcastle and Carlisle
Railway Co. Snecked dressed stone; rebuilt brick arch and tunnel. Bridge spans
the narrow and steep-sided valley of the Poltross Burn. Very tall and narrow
round archway. Rebuilt arch in 5 rows of header bond. Side walls supporting
arch have 2 offsets near base. Front and rear wall flanking arch break forward
and are battered. Horizontal parapet, above band at track level, has chamfered
coping and breaks forward over end piers.
G. Whittle, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1979
Listing NGR: NY6343966244
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