Ushaw MoorHistorical SITE
Ushaw Moor Railway Viaduct
This wooden viaduct crossing the river Deerness, between New Brancepeth and Ushaw Moor, was erected by Durham Rural District Council and Brandon & Byshottles Urban District Council. It was opened by Mr. Henry Heath Cochrane, the colliery owner, on the 23rd July, 1904. Contributions towards the costs came from Durham County Council who gave £550, and Crook Co-operative Society who donated £10. The total cost of the structure was £1,450.
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