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Serpentine Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedgefield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6536 / 54°39'12"N

Longitude: -1.4677 / 1°28'3"W

OS Eastings: 434443

OS Northings: 528850

OS Grid: NZ344288

Mapcode National: GBR LG6M.1L

Mapcode Global: WHD6H.F9BB

Entry Name: Serpentine Bridge

Listing Date: 22 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112142

Location: Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Sedgefield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(west side off)
Serpentine Bridge


Bridge, c.1754, designed by James Paine for John Bourdon of Herdwick Hall, and
executed by John Bell of Durham. Ashlar. A single wide elliptical arch, slightly
raised in the centre, has voussoirs and a drip mould formerly carried a parapet
with pierced quatrofoils, and rounded coping. Designed as part of the new land-
scape garden layout created for John Bourdon. Source, James Paine by Peter Leach

Listing NGR: NZ3444328850

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