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Latitude: 54.7773 / 54°46'38"N
Longitude: -1.5848 / 1°35'5"W
OS Eastings: 426802
OS Northings: 542570
OS Grid: NZ268425
Mapcode National: GBR KFC6.P7
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.M5JY
Entry Name: Railway Viaduct and Drinking Fountain Attached
Listing Date: 19 February 1970
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322851
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110337
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Neville's Cross
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Margaret of Antioch
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
NZ 24 SE
4/285 Railway viaduct and
19.2.70 drinking fountain
listed as Durham Viaduct)
Railway viaduct and fountain. Viaduct 1857 probably by TE Harrison for North Eastern Railway Co;
fountain dated 186 and illegible digit. Rock-faced sandstone viaduct with
ashlar dressings; brick soffits. Fountain sandstone with grey granite back
plate and pink granite shafts. Viaduct: 100 ft. high; 11 arches. Tapered
piers with coped plinths support round arches; continuous drip string.
Parapet altered except over end piers, where it is flat-coped.
Gothic-style fountain on south face of pier to west of North Road has shouldered
surround enclosing small 2-centred arch at base. Shafts above support gabled
canopy with nail-head moulding and containing scroll with illegibel inscription
and date. Stepped gabled surround has blind trefoils under each step; crocketed
Listing NGR: NZ2680242570
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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