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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
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
NZ 15 NW CONSETT B 6310
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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