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Railway Bridge C.400 Metres East of Former Hagger Leases Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockfield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6255 / 54°37'31"N

Longitude: -1.8192 / 1°49'9"W

OS Eastings: 411769

OS Northings: 525614

OS Grid: NZ117256

Mapcode National: GBR HGQY.YN

Mapcode Global: WHC56.0ZZW

Entry Name: Railway Bridge C.400 Metres East of Former Hagger Leases Station

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111373

Location: Cockfield, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Cockfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lynesack

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SW NZ 118256
4/8 Railway bridge
c.400 metres east
of former Hagger
Leases station


Bridge over River Gaunless. Dated 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway by
William Storey; date panel names builder James Wilson of Pontefract. Grit
sandstone, coursed and squared with tooled ashlar dressings. Skew plan at
angle of 270 with river. Low segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs and
wider-arched fall roll-moulded dripstring; this merges with similar string
at rail-bed level. Parapets sweep out to round piers and have chamfered
coping continuous with top bands of piers, which have low ogee-domed coping.
Moulded rectangular inscription panel on north face. One of the earliest
surviving skew arches, which were becoming a necessary part of railway

Source: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914; 2nd ed.
K. Hoole,Newton Abbott 1967, pp 185-6.

Listing NGR: NZ1176925614

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