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North Section of Railway Bridge, 150 Metres South of East Thickley Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.624 / 54°37'26"N

Longitude: -1.6279 / 1°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 424124

OS Northings: 525493

OS Grid: NZ241254

Mapcode National: GBR KG2Z.C6

Mapcode Global: WHC5G.Y1ZH

Entry Name: North Section of Railway Bridge, 150 Metres South of East Thickley Grange

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112196

Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shildon

Built-Up Area: Shildon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shildon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


4/79 North section of
railway bridge,
150 metres south of
East Thickley Grange

2 left sections of accommodation bridge across Shildon sidings. 1857 by Harris
of Stockton. Sandstone and brick piers. Cast-iron bridge span.

2 hammer-dressed stone piers with rock-faced quoins and brick upper section
support span. 15-metre long span, in single casting, has transverse segmental
tunnel vaults of brick, cambered top, low railings and a plaque bearing maker's
name and date. Short section, attached to right, has semicircular tunnel arch
of brick and a later brick parapet above a tooled-and-margined stone band.
Similar end pier to right. Listed for historical/structural interest as a single
casting of exceptional length.

Remainder of bridge to right is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2412425493

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