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Abbey Bridge over River Tees

A Grade II Listed Building in Egglestone Abbey, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5297 / 54°31'46"N

Longitude: -1.8993 / 1°53'57"W

OS Eastings: 406613

OS Northings: 514936

OS Grid: NZ066149

Mapcode National: GBR HJ52.L0

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.SDRV

Entry Name: Abbey Bridge over River Tees

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111676

Location: Egglestone Abbey, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Egglestone Abbey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

(North side)

6/87 Abbey Bridge,
over River Tees


Road bridge, 1773 for John Sawrey Morritt. Dressed stone except for some
rubble lower courses. Semicircular arch spans 23 metres and is flanked by
slightly-projecting giant piers. Embattled parapet, above chamfered band,
breaks forward over piers to form pedestrian refuges. Paired water-spouts
project from base of parapet at north and south ends of bridge. Merlons and
embrasures have chamfered coping. North-west section ends in low circular
pier with domed cap. Two circular emplacements at southern end of parapet
are said to be the bases of former toll-houses.

Partly in Westwick parish.

Listing NGR: NZ0661614939

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