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Brancepeth Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7341 / 54°44'2"N

Longitude: -1.6574 / 1°39'26"W

OS Eastings: 422158

OS Northings: 537728

OS Grid: NZ221377

Mapcode National: GBR JFVP.ZR

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.H8ZN

Entry Name: Brancepeth Bridge

Listing Date: 25 October 1974

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109883

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2237 22153773
(East side, off)
15/1 Brancepeth Bridge
25/10/74 (formerly listed
as Brancepeth
Old Bridge)

Road bridge over Stockley Burn. Early-mid C19 rebuilding of earlier bridge.
Sandstone ashlar arch and parapets, rock-faced abutments and rubble end walls.
Gothic style. High pointed arch under drip-mould flanked by wide battered
abutments. Band at road level is dentilled above arch. Embattled parapets
between slightly higher end sections which break forward over abutments.
Battered end walls with quoins and rendered coping. This bridge straddles
the parishes of Brancepeth and Crook-and-Willington.

Listing NGR: NZ2215937728

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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