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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: 1311172



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brandon and Byshottles

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-May-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109927

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CROXDALE AND HETT A 167 NZ 2637 (West side, off) Sunderland Bridge 16/46 Sunderland Bridge 10/5/67 (formerly listed in Sunderland Bridge C.P.) I Road bridge over River Wear. Probably C14, end arches rebuilt 1770, parapet widened 1822, C19 end walls. Dressed sandstone. Both faces similar. 4 semicircular arches: double-chamfered central pair on 5 ribs; unribbed end arches with stepped arch bands. 3 cutwaters on each face rise to form triangular-plan pedestrian refuges (north-west cutwater is cut back to form refuge with flat face). Parapet, with chamfered coping, is raked down over end arches. C19 stone abutments at ends on downstream side. Square-plan end piers with pyramidal caps at north-west and south-east. Scheduled Ancient Monument. This bridge straddles the parishes of Brandon-and-Byshottles and Croxdale-and-Hett. (E. Jervoise, The Ancient Bridges of the North of England, 1931).

Listing NGR: NZ2652037766

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jervoise, E , The Ancient Bridges in the North of England, (1931)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 7 Cleveland Part 13 Durham Part 41 Tyne and Wear,

National Grid Reference: NZ 26520 37766


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