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Balder Bridge, Cotherstone

The stone road bridge over the River Balder at Cotherstone dates back to the 15th century. It was rebuilt c.1681 and the upstream side of the bridge was widened in 1896.[1] Today the bridge carries the B6277 road over the Balder and is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England. The bridge straddles the civil parishes of Cotherstone and Hunderthwaite.

Cotherstone Historic Buildings and Monuments in Cotherstone Civil Parish Bridges Grade II* Listed 1681 River Balder Historic Buildings and Monuments in Hunderthwaite
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Balder Bridge through the trees

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
- "Road bridge over the River Balder. Probably C15, rebuilt c.1681, upstream side widened 1896, downstream parapet and upstream face partly rebuilt in 1983. Sandstone ashlar with snecked and rock-faced rebuilt …

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List number: 1121041
List grade: 2*
County: County Durham
Keys to the Past HER: D36144
Grid ref: NZ0091420031


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