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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: 1131366



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


District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hurworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322661

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CROFT-ON-TEES A 167 NZ 20 NE (east side, off) 8/22 Tees Bridge

- II

Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over River Tees. 1838-41, designed by Henry Welsh for the Great North of England Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar. About 100 metres long. Both faces similar. 4 segmental skew arches on slightly battered piers which have projecting low rounded cutwaters with shallow-domed tops. Sunk decorative panels with roll-moulded borders on faces; chamfered impost bands. Narrower section of wall breaks forward above each pier and has a similar sunk panel with dropped keystone. Arch tunnels, voussoirs and spandrels have chamfered rustication. Flat- coped horizontal parapet, defined by 2 stepped bands at track level, breaks forward above piers to form rectangular-plan pedestrian refuges, some now destroyed. Parapet end piers have low pyramidal caps. Late C20 parapet railings. Rendered embankment-retaining walls. Partly in the Civil Parish of Hurworth. K Hoole, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britian, Vol 4, The North East, 1965.

Listing NGR: NZ2908609201

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hoole, K, 'A Regional History of The Railways of Great Britain' in The North East, , Vol. 4, (1965)

National Grid Reference: NZ 29086 09201


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