PREBENDS BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1121354

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Statutory Address: PREBENDS BRIDGE, RIVER WEAR

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PREBENDS BRIDGE, RIVER WEAR

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27145 41856

Summary

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE RIVER WEAR NZ 2741 NW 16/387 Prebends' Bridge 6/5/52 GV I

Bridge. 1772-8 by George Nicholson for the Dean and Chapter of Durham; restored 1955-6. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. 3 round arches with rusticated voussoirs; rusticated cutwaters; large 3-sided buttresses with tops forming refuges in parapet. Pilasters frame sections of parapet above arches, the outer ones balustraded. Abutments canted in to bridge width. Low-chamfered coping to parapets which end in ogee-domed coping on band continuous with parapet coping. Outer faces have bands at road bed level and stone drains protruding beneath them.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2714541856

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110442

Legacy System: LBS

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