RAILWAY BRIDGE ACROSS THE POLTROSS BURN NORTH OF MILECASTLE 48 HADRIANS WALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1045226

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE ACROSS THE POLTROSS BURN NORTH OF MILECASTLE 48 HADRIANS WALL, B 6318

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE ACROSS THE POLTROSS BURN NORTH OF MILECASTLE 48 HADRIANS WALL, B 6318

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Thirlwall

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle (District Authority)

Parish: Upper Denton

National Grid Reference: NY 63439 66244

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History

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Details

THIRLWALL B 6318 NY 66 NW (South side, off) Gilsland 10/35 Railway Bridge across the Poltross Burn, north of Milecastle 48, Hadrian's wall II

Railway bridge, c.1838 possibly by Benjamin Green for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway Co. Snecked dressed stone; rebuilt brick arch and tunnel. Bridge spans the narrow and steep-sided valley of the Poltross Burn. Very tall and narrow round archway. Rebuilt arch in 5 rows of header bond. Side walls supporting arch have 2 offsets near base. Front and rear wall flanking arch break forward and are battered. Horizontal parapet, above band at track level, has chamfered coping and breaks forward over end piers.

G. Whittle, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1979

Listing NGR: NY6343966244

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 240841

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Whittle, G, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, (1979)

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