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Latitude: 54.4773 / 54°28'38"N
Longitude: -1.5526 / 1°33'9"W
OS Eastings: 429086
OS Northings: 509201
OS Grid: NZ290092
Mapcode National: GBR KJLN.NS
Mapcode Global: WHC63.3QXG
Entry Name: Tees Bridge
Listing Date: 29 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131366
English Heritage Legacy ID: 322661
Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: Hurworth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hurworth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
CROFT-ON-TEES A 167
NZ 20 NE
(east side, off)
8/22 Tees Bridge
Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over River Tees. 1838-41, designed by
Henry Welsh for the Great North of England Railway Company. Sandstone
ashlar. About 100 metres long. Both faces similar. 4 segmental skew
arches on slightly battered piers which have projecting low rounded
cutwaters with shallow-domed tops. Sunk decorative panels with roll-moulded
borders on faces; chamfered impost bands. Narrower section of wall breaks
forward above each pier and has a similar sunk panel with dropped keystone.
Arch tunnels, voussoirs and spandrels have chamfered rustication. Flat-
coped horizontal parapet, defined by 2 stepped bands at track level, breaks
forward above piers to form rectangular-plan pedestrian refuges, some now
destroyed. Parapet end piers have low pyramidal caps. Late C20 parapet
railings. Rendered embankment-retaining walls. Partly in the Civil Parish
of Hurworth. K Hoole, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britian,
Vol 4, The North East, 1965.
Listing NGR: NZ2908609201
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