PIERCEBRIDGE BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1145843

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: PIERCEBRIDGE BRIDGE, B6275

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PIERCEBRIDGE BRIDGE, B6275

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

District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Piercebridge

National Grid Reference: NZ 21080 15559

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History

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Details

NZ 2115 PIERCEBRIDGE B6275 17/151 Piercebridge Bridge 6/6/52 II* Road bridge over River Tees. Early C16, widened on downstream side in 1781 (plaque dated 1673 no longer legible). Dressed and ashlar sandstone. Upstream side: 3 wide arches of 2 stepped orders. Segmental central arch and slightly-pointed flanking arches. Stepped triangular-plan cutwaters, flanking central arch, rise to form pedestrian refuges. Parapet, slightly-raked either side of centre, has band at road level and chamfered coping. Segmental relieving arch supports parapet at north end. Downstream face: similar cutwaters flanking central arch; arches are segmental with roll-moulded arch bands. Splayed north end walls and curving south end walls; cylindrical end piers. This bridge straddles the parishes of Piercebridge and Cliffe, North Yorkshire. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1973).

Listing NGR: NZ2108015559

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110880

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931)

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