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Pilmore Bridge, Darlington

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over the River Tees at Pilmore, near Darlington

Built in 1876 to connect the two halves of the estate of Alfred Backhouse. Lattice girders, four spans totalling 204 ft between abutments.

Engineers: Messrs Robinson and I'Anson. Ironwork by the Skeene Ironworks Co.

Described and illustrated in The Engineer, 1877 [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Engineer, 9 Feb 1877 pp.98 & 101