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Culvert Arch over Waskerley Sike

A Grade II Listed Building in Muggleswick, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8089 / 54°48'31"N

Longitude: -1.9097 / 1°54'34"W

OS Eastings: 405904

OS Northings: 546002

OS Grid: NZ059460

Mapcode National: GBR HD3T.CY

Mapcode Global: WHB37.MDV9

Entry Name: Culvert Arch over Waskerley Sike

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439177

Location: Muggleswick, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Muggleswick

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Edmundbyers and Muggleswick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 04 NE MUGGLESWICK NANNY MAYER'S INCLINE
(South side)
11/127 Culvert arch over
Waskerley Sike
GV II
Culvert arch. Circa 1833 for Stanhope and Tyne Railroad Company, engineer T.E.
Harrison and consultant engineer R. Stephenson. Sandstone arch, about 1½ metres
high, with voussoirs. Nanny Mayer's Incline, called after the landlady of a
nearby inn whose farm was crossed by the incline, was three-quarters of a mile
long and had a gradient of one in fourteen; it was self-acting.
Source: W.W. Tomlinson, History of the North Eastern Railway, 1914, 2nd ed.
K. Hoole, Newton Abbott 1967.


Listing NGR: NZ0590446002

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