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Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 226 306

A Grade II Listed Building in Coundon, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6702 / 54°40'12"N

Longitude: -1.6507 / 1°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 422625

OS Northings: 530626

OS Grid: NZ226306

Mapcode National: GBR JGXF.FN

Mapcode Global: WHC52.MW54

Entry Name: Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 226 306

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385632

Location: County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Coundon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ23SW A 688
634-1/2/18 (West side (off))
Railway accommodation bridge at NZ
226 306


Accommodation bridge. c1885. For Spennymoor Branch of North
Eastern Railway Co. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings.
High horseshoe shaped arch, with stepped voussoirs on impost
string, allows farm track to pass under railway line. Large
snecked masonry walls with ashlar rail-bed string. Parapets
flanking former railway line are large coursed squared stone,
with sloping tooled ashlar coping continuing over rectangular
section end piers. Retaining walls of railway embankment flank
approaches and have coping similar to rail parapets, curving
down to square piers.
(Tomlinson W W: North Eastern Railway 3rd edition: Newton
Abbott: 1987-: 691).

Listing NGR: NZ2262530625

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