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Winston Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barforth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5415 / 54°32'29"N

Longitude: -1.7811 / 1°46'52"W

OS Eastings: 414257

OS Northings: 516268

OS Grid: NZ142162

Mapcode National: GBR JH0X.5S

Mapcode Global: WHC5S.M31R

Plus Code: 9C6WG6R9+HG

Entry Name: Winston Bridge

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111140

Location: Barforth, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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5/49 Winston Bridge

Road bridge crossing the River Tees. 1762-3 by Sir Thomas Robinson. Dressed
sandstone. Slightly-recessed, single semicircular arch spans 34 metres and
has archivolt defined by finely-jointed voussoirs. Arch now stabilised by
8 iron tie rods and plates. Identical north and south faces have massive
rectangular-plan piers and buttressed raking sections to east and west. Parapet
has slightly-projecting coping carried on square brackets and is cambered over
the arch, breaking forward over the piers to form pedestrian refuges. East
and west ends of bridge terminate in low square-plan piers with pyramidal caps.
West end of bridge is slightly canted on plan.

Winston Bridge straddles the parished of-Winston and Barforth.

Listing NGR: NZ1425716268

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