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Piers, Railings and Gates at Entrance to Transporter Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5837 / 54°35'1"N

Longitude: -1.2288 / 1°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 449943

OS Northings: 521220

OS Grid: NZ499212

Mapcode National: GBR MHVF.SM

Mapcode Global: WHD70.314W

Entry Name: Piers, Railings and Gates at Entrance to Transporter Bridge

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59727

Location: Middlesbrough, TS2

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 42 SE (4921)
1/34 Piers, railings and
gates at entrance to
Transporter Bridge.
G.V. II.
Piers, gatepiers, railings and gates, at entrance to Tees Transporter Bridge
(q.v.), 1910 by G.C. Imbault (Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co., Ltd),
engineer; constructed by Hill and Smith (Brierley Hill, Staffs). Rockfaced
granite piers; iron railings, gatepiers and lamp brackets. 2 granite piers,
flanking entrance to bridge, each with large polished granite tablet with
inscribed recessed panel recording foundation of bridge in 1910. On each
pier, a short colonnette, with moulded and chamfered base, supporting fluted
stem and 2 scrolled lamp brackets; Middlesbrough Corporation arms fixed to
colonette; lamps now missing. Flanking the piers are spike-topped railings
and gates, and slender square gatepiers and intermediate piers, with crown
and ball-on-stem finials. Gates have scrolled side bars. Similar railings
and piers run at right-angles to those at entrance, from river side along
west side of road for c.35m, terminating in similar gate. Included for
group value.

Listing NGR: NZ4994321220

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

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