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See Gaunless Bridge.
The following information is taken from a brief article in The Engineer, 24 September 1875 , and is unreliable.
It crosses the Grannless (Gaunless), a tributary of the Wear, on four spans of about 13 ft each. The columns are stepped on wood balks laid on the bed of the stream.
Mr. Thomas Cabury had charge of the erection of the bridge, and of two stationary engines at Bruselton and Etherley.
Extant in 1901.