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Latitude: 54.5138 / 54°30'49"N
Longitude: -1.8685 / 1°52'6"W
OS Eastings: 408611
OS Northings: 513168
OS Grid: NZ086131
Mapcode National: GBR HJD7.8Q
Mapcode Global: WHC5R.8TH1
Entry Name: Greta Bridge
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160430
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111674
Location: Rokeby, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Rokeby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 0813 BRIGNALL GRETA BRIDGE
14/85 Greta Bridge
Bridge, 1773 by John Carr for John Sawry Morritt. Tooled-and-margined ashlar;
smooth ashlar dressings. Semicircular arch c.24 metres wide, with moulded
arch ring and paterae in spandrels, flanked by broad pilasters holding domed
niches with moulded sills and aprons. Band below parapet with arched coping
blocks linked by iron ties, the centre section with 5 lengths of turned
balustrade; wing walls splay out to round end piers with domed tops. Round-
arched cow creep beneath western abutment.
An elegant bridge built at a cost of £850, replacing one reputed to be of
Roman origin; Greta Bridge has been the subject of paintings by Cotman,
Girtin, and many others.
Partly in Rokeby parish.
Listing NGR: NZ0861113168
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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