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Barnard Castle Bridge

Hob Uid: 19886
Location :
County Durham
Startforth
Grid Ref : NZ0480016380
Summary : Road bridge, probably dating to 1569, repaired 1771. Marks Durham/North Riding boundary.
More information : (NZ 0480 1638) Barnard Castle Bridge (NR). (1)

Medieval bridge, of two slightly pointed segmental arches, the
squinch arch on the Yorkshire side having been rebuilt recently. The
wall on the Barnard Castle side is carved in relief with the date
1596 and "ER" Refuges over the centre cutwaters. Said to have been
actually built in 1569, and repaired in 1771 after a flood. Grade 1.
(2)

As described by Authority 2 and in good condition. (3)

The site was visited by RCHME during a survey of scheduled
monuments in County Durham. No recording was carried out. (4)


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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" Prov Edn 1960
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Barnard Castle UD Durham 24.2.50,7 NZ 0416 SE 2/12
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 EG 13-JUL-54
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Peter Topping/22-AUG-1991/RCHME: Durham SAMs Project
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Bridge
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DU 5
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Durham)
External Cross Reference Number : 1975
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 01 NW 5
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NZ 01 NW 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1954-07-13
End Date : 1954-07-13
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: DURHAM SAMS PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1991-06-01
End Date : 1991-12-01
Associated Activities : Primary, COUNTY BRIDGE, BARNARD CASTLE
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 1998-01-01
End Date : 1998-12-31