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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 110443
Location: ELVET BRIDGE, RIVER WEAR
  DURHAM, DURHAM, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 03 April 2005
Date listed: 06 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 06 May 1952
Grade I

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DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATERIVER WEARNZ 2742 SE15/388Elvet Bridge6/5/52GVI

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE RIVER WEAR NZ 2742 SE 15/388 Elvet Bridge 6/5/52 GV I Bridge. Early C13 incorporating one arch of late C12 work. Central 3 arches renewed after 1771 flood; north side (upstream) doubled in width in 1804-5. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. 7 river arches, 2 land arches on west and one on east. East arch stepped southwards is round and chamfered; other south arches are double-chamfered and 2-centred, with 5 ribs of which the outer is chamfered; northern extension has cutwaters alternately sloping- topped and hipped, flanking 2-centred arches. Hipped south cutwaters. Band at road bed level; parapet with low rounded coping; stone steps alongside on north side at west end. 2 west land arches are beneath present road; the easternmost of them adapted as house of correction in 1632 has iron grilles over boarded doors. South-east arch surpported medieval chapel of St. Andrew, of which part may survive under No. 97 Elvet Bridge (q.v.). A scheduled ancient monument.

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