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Framwellgate Bridge

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7761 / 54°46'33"N

Longitude: -1.5781 / 1°34'41"W

OS Eastings: 427237

OS Northings: 542431

OS Grid: NZ272424

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.4P

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Q6QY

Entry Name: Framwellgate Bridge

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110441

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW, 14/386

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE,
RIVER WEAR,
Framwellgate Bridge

06/05/52

GV

I

Bridge. Early C15 replacement for early C12 bridge; widened early C19.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings: Two wide elliptical arches on
south side have three chamfers; central cutwater; iron cladding on springing at
east end on outer ribs. Seven square ribs. Further cutwater on land at east end,
and one land arch visible. Bands at road bed level, dipping to stone drains.
Renewed parapet has chamfered coping. Three C20 cast-iron lamps on parapet at
each side with founder's mark Bromford Tube Co.

A scheduled ancient monument.


Listing NGR: NZ2723742431

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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