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Percy Beck Bridge (That Part in Barnard Castle Civil Parish)

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5528 / 54°33'10"N

Longitude: -1.9246 / 1°55'28"W

OS Eastings: 404971

OS Northings: 517509

OS Grid: NZ049175

Mapcode National: GBR HH0S.3Q

Mapcode Global: WHB4D.DTQM

Plus Code: 9C6WH33G+44

Entry Name: Percy Beck Bridge (That Part in Barnard Castle Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388708

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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770-1/1/78 (West side (off))
Percy Beck Bridge (that part in
Barnard Castle CP)


Railway viaduct over Percy Beck, railway line removed. Opened
1861. Probably by Thomas Bouch. For the South Durham and
Lancashire Union Railway Co. Rock-faced sandstone with
fire-brick arches and ashlar dressings; wrought-iron ties. 4
arches on stone piers and accommodation arch at each end. High
round arches of yellow brick, with shallow buttresses between
accommodation arches and bridge, show 3 courses of brick
voussoirs below rock-faced masonry with cyma-moulded cornice
and rock-faced blocking course continuing round buttresses.
Inner faces of piers have high paired arched panels. Much of
blocking course removed.
One of the few remaining bridges on this line, carrying the
railway line first to Barrass and then to Tebay, the iron
trestle viaducts such as that over the Tees having been
See also Marwood CP.
(Tomlinson WW: North Eastern Railway (3rd edition): Newton
Abbott: 1987-: 596).

Listing NGR: NZ0497117509

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