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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: 1160013



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whorlton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111133

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8/81 Whorlton Bridge 7.1.52 II *

Suspension road bridge crossing the River Tees. 1829-31 by John and Benjamin Green. Rock-faced sandstone piers; tooled-and-margined pylons; wood-planked roadway deck; wrought-iron suspension chains and links. Single span of almost 53 metres. Rectangular-plan piers and pylons at north and south ends of-bridge have slightly-battered profile. Piers rise from massive plinth to a double blocking course. Upon these piers two piers rise to either side of roadway and terminate, above a cornice, with a block through which the double suspension chains pass. Roadway, 10 metres above river, has simple railings. North-east and south-east ends of bridge terminated by squat octagonal-plan piers with corniced caps.

Whorlton Bridge straddles the parishes of Whorlton and Wycliffe with Thorpe.

Listing NGR: NZ1066714571

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National Grid Reference: NZ 10667 14571


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