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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 385607
Location: DRIVE BRIDGE OVER RIVER GAUNLESS, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK
  BISHOP AUCKLAND, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 31 May 2002
Date listed: 06 May 1986
Date of last amendment: 06 May 1986
Grade II

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BISHOP AUCKLANDNZ2130AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK634-1/8/93Drive bridge over River Gaunless

BISHOP AUCKLAND NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK 634-1/8/93 Drive bridge over River Gaunless 06/05/86 GV II 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-: 294).

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