© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
DRIVE BRIDGE OVER RIVER GAUNLESS, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK
BISHOP AUCKLAND, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
31 May 2002
06 May 1986
Date of last amendment:
06 May 1986
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NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK
634-1/8/93 Drive bridge over River Gaunless
Bridge over River Gaunless carrying driveway from Park Head to
Auckland Castle (qv). Dated 1757. For Bishop Richard Trevor.
Coursed squared sandstone lower courses, rubble above, with
ashlar arch and dressings. Recessed keyed segmental arch with
dripmoulds. North keystone inscribed RD (Richard Dunelm) 1757.
Abutments and parapets have chamfered ashlar coping. In the
course of building this bridge, workmen discovered `a Roman
urn of greyish clay ... filled with earth and human bones'.
(Mackenzie E: County Palatine of Durham: Newcastle: 1834-: