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Accommodation Arch Under Former Railway for Road to Knitsley

A Grade II Listed Building in Healeyfield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.839 / 54°50'20"N

Longitude: -1.8474 / 1°50'50"W

OS Eastings: 409898

OS Northings: 549364

OS Grid: NZ098493

Mapcode National: GBR HDJH.V4

Mapcode Global: WHC46.LMHQ

Plus Code: 9C6WR5Q3+J2

Entry Name: Accommodation Arch Under Former Railway for Road to Knitsley

Listing Date: 1 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350552

Location: Healeyfield, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Healeyfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Consett

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 04 NE

A 692
(East side, off)

Accommodation arch
under former railway
for road to Knitsley


Accommodation arch. Probably 1832-4 by T.E. Harrison, consultant engineer R.
Stephenson, for Stanhope and Tyne Railroad Company. Irregular courses of
squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Tall round arch with voussoirs
under parapet with block coping; flanking retaining walls on each side have
plain flat coping and end in low rectangular piers.

The embankment formerly led from the Hownes Gill incline, replaced in 1858 by
the viaduct (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ0989849364

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