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Transporter Bridge to part of Joseph Crosfield and Sons Ltd's Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bewsey and Whitecross, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3839 / 53°23'1"N

Longitude: -2.6076 / 2°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 359681

OS Northings: 387619

OS Grid: SJ596876

Mapcode National: GBR BY79.8P

Mapcode Global: WH98Q.X6GP

Entry Name: Transporter Bridge to part of Joseph Crosfield and Sons Ltd's Works

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58733

Location: Warrington, WA1

County: Warrington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bewsey and Whitecross

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Walton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 58 NE

Transporter Bridge to part of Joseph Crosfield and Sons Ltd's Works

1913-14. Engineers: Sir William Arrol and Coy. Steel. Four brick plinths. Two pairs of latticed piers 70 ft high supporting a clear span of 200 ft, from which the transporter deck is suspended. Formerly conveyed motor vehicles and railway waggons (from a private branch leading off the former LNWR main line) to the part of Crosfield's works which is situated in a loop in the river Mersey. There are supposed to be only two other major transporter bridges in Britain.

Listing NGR: SJ5968187619

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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