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RAILWAY BRIDGE C.400 METRES EAST OF FORMER HAGGER LEASES STATION

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.

Name: RAILWAY BRIDGE C.400 METRES EAST OF FORMER HAGGER LEASES STATION

List entry Number: 1121831

Location

RAILWAY BRIDGE C.400 METRES EAST OF FORMER HAGGER LEASES STATION, HAGGER LEASES

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cockfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111373

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COCKFIELD HAGGER LEASES NZ 12 SW NZ 118256 4/8 Railway bridge c.400 metres east of former Hagger Leases station

GV II

Bridge over River Gaunless. Dated 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway by William Storey; date panel names builder James Wilson of Pontefract. Grit sandstone, coursed and squared with tooled ashlar dressings. Skew plan at angle of 270 with river. Low segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs and wider-arched fall roll-moulded dripstring; this merges with similar string at rail-bed level. Parapets sweep out to round piers and have chamfered coping continuous with top bands of piers, which have low ogee-domed coping. Moulded rectangular inscription panel on north face. One of the earliest surviving skew arches, which were becoming a necessary part of railway engineering.

Source: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914; 2nd ed. K. Hoole,Newton Abbott 1967, pp 185-6.

Listing NGR: NZ1176925614

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hoole, K, Newton Abbott, (1967), 185-6
Tomlinson, W W , The North Eastern Railway its rise and development, (1914)

National Grid Reference: NZ 11769 25614

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