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Latitude: 54.8646 / 54°51'52"N
Longitude: -1.5584 / 1°33'30"W
OS Eastings: 428443
OS Northings: 552286
OS Grid: NZ284522
Mapcode National: GBR KDK5.DZ
Mapcode Global: WHC45.1Z6N
Entry Name: Chester New Bridge
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323102
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109347
Location: County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Lumley
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 25 SE
4/1 Chester New Bridge
Single-track road bridge over the River Wear leading to south-west arched
gateway (q.v.) to Lambton Park. Probably C15; partly-rebuilt parapet. Dressed
Circa 45-metre span. Both faces similar. 4 pointed arches of 2 chamfered
orders; each arch on 5 chamfered ribs (some partly restored). Triangular-plan
cutwaters between arches (3 on each face); cutwaters have multi-chamfered
plinths, sloping tops and rise to parapet band. Slightly-projecting parapet
has restored coping and splayed north end walls. Large abutment with offsets
at north-west end.
This bridge straddles Chester-le-Street and the parish of Bournmoor.
(E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).
Listing NGR: NZ2844352286
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