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Handley Cross Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Leadgate and Medomsley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8971 / 54°53'49"N

Longitude: -1.7744 / 1°46'27"W

OS Eastings: 414565

OS Northings: 555846

OS Grid: NZ145558

Mapcode National: GBR JC1T.N9

Mapcode Global: WHC41.Q57M

Entry Name: Handley Cross Bridge

Listing Date: 6 June 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438629

Location: County Durham, NE39

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Leadgate and Medomsley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Medomsley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


(South side)
1/22 "Handley Cross."Bridge

Bridge over Hamsterley Burn. Possibly 1825 by John Dobson; for R.S. Surtees,
and called after his successful novel of 1843. Carries drive to house over
deep cut. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Gothic style.
High 2-centred arch over burn is flanked by 2 smaller similar arches, the
impost band of the larger forming sill bands at each side. Road-bed-level
band below parapet, which has thin flat coping and ends in low square piers
with pulvinated corner blocks below wide bands and roughly-cut high square

Listing NGR: NZ1456555846

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