Place:Eaglescliffe, Durham, England

Alt namesEgglescliffesource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates54.52°N 1.35°W
Located inDurham, England
Also located inCleveland, England     (1974 - 1996)
See alsoTeesside, Cleveland, Englandconnurbation of which it was a part
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, Englandunitary authority of which it is now a part
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Eaglescliffe is a small town in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees in North East England. It is on the north bank of the River Tees and for ceremonial purposes is in County Durham. The bridge at Eaglescliffe on the border with Yarm marked the last crossing point of tidal section of the River Tees until a five arch stone toll bridge was built in 1771 in Stockton on Tees. This bridge was replaced in 1887 by the Victoria Bridge, now a grade ll listed building. The opening of the Tees Barrage in Stockton in 1995 made the section of the Tees through Eaglescliffe non-tidal. Eaglescliffe is divided by railway lines which lead from Yarm to Stockton and can only be crossed by vehicles at the North and South of the town, although there are two pedestrian bridges and an underpass.

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