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Pontburn Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley Mill, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.9013 / 54°54'4"N

Longitude: -1.7742 / 1°46'27"W

OS Eastings: 414575

OS Northings: 556310

OS Grid: NZ145563

Mapcode National: GBR JC1R.PT

Mapcode Global: WHC41.Q2BD

Entry Name: Pontburn Viaduct

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438619

Location: County Durham, NE39

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Leadgate and Medomsley

Built-Up Area: Hamsterley Mill

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnopfield and Dipton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(West side, off)
Hamsterley Mill
1/12 Pontburn viaduct
Railway viaduct. 1867 for the Derwent Valley Branch of the North Eastern
Railway. Thin courses of sandstone with yellow brick dressings; ten 60-feet-
wide round arches, on tapered piers; the structure 120 feet high. C20 parapet.
Now part of Derwent Walk.
Source: W.W. Tomlinson, History of the North Eastern Railway, 1914; 2nd ed.
K. Hoole, Newton Abbot 1967; 633. Partly in the parish of Consett.

Listing NGR: NZ1457556310

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