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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
240841
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/14822/35
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