Railway Viaduct Over River Balder

Date:
13 Jan 2001
Location:
Railway Viaduct Over River Balder, Briscoe Lane, Cotherstone, Teesdale, Durham
Reference:
IOE01/02443/26
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

COTHERSTONE BRISCOE LANE NY 92 SE (North side, off) 10/40 Railway Viaduct over River Balder II Disused railway viaduct over the River Balder. 1868 for the Tees Valley Railway Company. Snecked, rock-faced sandstone; grey brick arches and tunnels; cast-iron-railings. Tall viaduct spanning wide and deep river valley.

9 round arches on 8 battered piers and end abutments. Some of the piers have a double row of throughstones below springing line. Arches in 4 rows of header bond; tunnels in stretcher bond. Low parapet, above stone band, has railings with ball joints. End piers with pyramidal caps.

This viaduct straddles the parishes of Cotherstone and Hunderthwaite.

Listing NGR: NY9957120146

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek

Keywords

Brick, Cast Iron, Mortar, Sandstone, Victorian Railway Viaduct, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Viaduct, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier