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Winch House, Adjoining Railings, Wall, Gates and Gatepiers, C.40m South West of Transporter Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5834 / 54°35'0"N

Longitude: -1.2291 / 1°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 449920

OS Northings: 521184

OS Grid: NZ499211

Mapcode National: GBR MHVF.PR

Mapcode Global: WHD70.22Z3

Entry Name: Winch House, Adjoining Railings, Wall, Gates and Gatepiers, C.40m South West of Transporter Bridge

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59728

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)
1/35 Winch house,
adjoining railings,
wall, gates and
gatepiers, c.40m
south west of
Transporter Bridge.
Winch house and adjoining railings, wall, gates and gatepiers, at entrance
to Tees Transporter Bridge, 1911, by G.C. Imbault (Cleveland Bridge and
Engineering Co. Ltd.), engineer; built by Sir William Arroll & Co. Ltd;
railings, gates and gatepiers by Hill and Smith(Brierley Hill, Staffs). Red
engineering brick; Welsh slate roof; iron railings, gates and gatepiers and
glazed brick boundary wall. Winch house: one storey, 2 windows, and boarded
door under concrete lintel at right end. 16-light windows with single top
left and right casement panes. Concrete lintels and sills. Brick stack at
left corner. Right return has large boarded double doors. Rear shows 2
similar windows. Adjoining left spike-topped railings and 2-leaf gates with
slender square gatepiers with crown and ball-on-stem finials. Adjoining
right similar railings, short boundary wall, and 2 similar one-leaf gates
and gatepiers. A further run of railings links with corner of bridge
keeper's house (q.v.). INTERIOR of winch house : winch drum (76cm diam. x
244 cm long) powered by two 30-horse-power-series wound D.C. electric
motors, supplied by renewed semi-conductor rectifiers. Winch takes 2
endless cables which drive the moving carriage on the Transporter Bridge
(q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ4992021184

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

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