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Swing Bridge at Former Victoria Dock

A Grade II Listed Building in Drypool, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Latitude: 53.7425 / 53°44'32"N

Longitude: -0.3195 / 0°19'10"W

OS Eastings: 510933

OS Northings: 428653

OS Grid: TA109286

Mapcode National: GBR GSP.5T

Mapcode Global: WHHGX.2649

Entry Name: Swing Bridge at Former Victoria Dock

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387792

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU9

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Drypool

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull, Drypool St Columba

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/9/352 Swing bridge at former Victoria Dock


Road bridge, former railway swing bridge spanning the dock
entrance. 1849. Made by Beecroft, Butler & Co., of Kirkstall
Forge, Leeds, and the Haigh Foundry Co. of Wigan. Cast-iron
with wrought-iron handrail and ashlar abutments. 2-leaf
cantilever swing bridge with road and railway tracks. 2
strutted sections form a segmental arch when closed. Roller
bearings at pivot ends. Cast-iron drums contain the gearing
and hand cranks which operate the bridge by engaging with a
toothed sector. Victoria Dock and the outer basin are now
filled in. The half-tide basin allowed ships to enter and
leave the dock at various states of the tide.

Listing NGR: TA1093328653

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

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