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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1121514



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sedgefield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112142

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NZ 32 NW SEDGEFIELD A177 (west side off) 6/28A Serpentine Bridge


Bridge, c.1754, designed by James Paine for John Bourdon of Herdwick Hall, and executed by John Bell of Durham. Ashlar. A single wide elliptical arch, slightly raised in the centre, has voussoirs and a drip mould formerly carried a parapet with pierced quatrofoils, and rounded coping. Designed as part of the new land- scape garden layout created for John Bourdon. Source, James Paine by Peter Leach 1989.

Listing NGR: NZ3444328850

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Leach, P, The Life and Work of James Paine, (1988)

National Grid Reference: NZ 34443 28850


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