List number: 1160430
List grade: 2*
Keys to the Past HER: D38102
Grid ref: NZ0861113168

Greta Bridge (bridge)


The stone bridge over the River Greta at Great Bridge village in County Durham, was built in 1773 by John Carr for John Sawry Morritt. It replaced an earlier bridge, reputed to be of Roman origin[1], which was destroyed by the great floods of 1771. Greta Bridge has been the subject of paintings by Cotman, Girtin, and other artists. The bridge is Grade II* Listed.

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Greta Bridge, John Sell Cotman, c. 1806

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Greta Bridge

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GRETA BRIDGE - List Entry
- "Bridge, 1773 by John Carr for John Sawry Morritt. Tooled-and-margined ashlar; smooth ashlar dressings. Semicircular arch c.24 metres wide, with moulded arch ring and paterae in spandrels, flanked by ...

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