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Prebends Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1772
Completion: 1777
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Semi-circular arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , , ,
Coordinates: 54° 46' 15.35" N    1° 34' 45.87" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

number of arches 3

Materials

arches stone

Notes

Turner painted the Durham peninsula from here and at the bridge's west end is a plaque showing an extract from Sir Walter Scott's poem on Durham. At the east end are two sculptures by Colin Wilbourn, former artist in residence at Durham Cathedra.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20003229
  • Date created
    11/04/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016