2022

NZ2115 : Piercebridge houses [1]

taken 2 years ago, near to Piercebridge, Darlington, England

Piercebridge houses [1]
Piercebridge houses [1]
Bridge House was originally two houses now combined into one. Dated 1764 with 19th century alterations. Constructed of painted, squared, coursed rubble stone under a pantile roof. The right bay has a short angle passage with round-arched openings on front and return. See also NZ2115 : Piercebridge houses [2] Listed, grade II, with details at: LinkExternal link
Piercebridge is a village in the county of Durham, some 5 miles west of Darlington. The village overlies a Roman fort built circa 265 where Dere Street, the Roman road from York to Newstead, crossed the River Tees. The fort was occupied until the fifth century and a civilian settlement was established to the east of the fort. The river has changed course and the remains of a Roman bridge over the river lie about a quarter of a mile east of the current bridge. Most of the site of the village is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, with details at: LinkExternal link

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Established to the East of the Fort [39] · Piercebridge Houses [22] Other Photos: · Piercebridge houses [2] ·
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NZ2115, 146 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Michael Dibb   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 October, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 21061 15610 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.1197N 1:40.5619W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2107 1558
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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