Consultation on Three structures on the live line between Darlington North Road and Heighington Railway Stations


This is a consultation by Historic England on the possible listing or altered level of listing of three structures on the live line between Darlington North Road and Heighington Railway Stations:

 Dene Beck Culvert, sited at NZ 27514 20097 where the Dene Beck passes below the railway embankment 260m north-north-west of the railway crossing the A1(M).

 Occupation bridge 60m south of Dene Beck, sited at NZ 27555 20045, 200m north-north-west of the railway crossing of the A1(M)

 Myers Flat occupation bridge, sited at NZ 27514 20097, 480m south-south-east of the railway bridge over the A1(M)


Please click on the link below to download a copy of our consultation report, which sets out the factual information upon which we will base our recommendation to the Secretary of State:

 If you have any further information or observations on the consultation report which you believe might be relevant to our assessment we would be pleased to hear from you. You can send these to us by email or post within 21 days from the date of this correspondence (29th October 2021). We will consider all representations made before finalising our assessment and making our recommendation. We will notify you of the Secretary of State’s decision in due course.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Eric Branse-Instone, quoting our reference 1475321 (contact details below). Further guidance on how to respond to this consultation and the type of information we are interested in can be found on our website at We look forward to hearing from you.

 Yours sincerely

 Eric Branse-Instone (

 Listing Adviser – North

 Listing Team North

Historic England

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