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Number 12 Bridge Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 191 297

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6613 / 54°39'40"N

Longitude: -1.7054 / 1°42'19"W

OS Eastings: 419099

OS Northings: 529624

OS Grid: NZ190296

Mapcode National: GBR JGJJ.KT

Mapcode Global: WHC57.S32C

Entry Name: Number 12 Bridge Railway Accommodation Bridge at Nz 191 297

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385650

Location: County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: West Auckland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Escomb

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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634-1/4/129 (North side (off))
No.12 Bridge: Railway accommodation
bridge at NZ 191 297


Railway accommodation bridge for farm track. 1842. By Shildon
Works Company, in conjunction with John Storey of Darlington,
for Bishop Auckland and Weardale Railway Co. Cast- and
wrought-iron with timber. Lenticular truss skew bridge, the
span 86 feet 3 inches. Main top member H-section cast-iron,
and bottom member wrought-iron flat link chain. 12 panels to
trusses, incorporating 11 verticals of round bar with diagonal
flats alternately rising and falling. Lower bottom member of
square bar wrought-iron coupled to the chain of the truss by
cast-iron clamps. These carry transverse tie rods; there is
horizontal and vertical bracing of flat wrought-iron. Timber
deck on cross joists, of iron every 14 feet and others timber.
Renewed timber balustrades.
(Barbey M F: Civil Engineering Heritage Northern England:
London: 1981-: PAGE 46).

Listing NGR: NZ1909929624

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