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Connecting Channel former Railway Dock swing Bridge

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

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Latitude: 53.7401 / 53°44'24"N

Longitude: -0.3393 / 0°20'21"W

OS Eastings: 509629

OS Northings: 428357

OS Grid: TA096283

Mapcode National: GBR GMQ.YP

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.R8L3

Entry Name: Connecting Channel former Railway Dock swing Bridge

Listing Date: 7 January 1970

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387764

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU1

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull Most Holy and Undivided Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/25/328 (West side (off))
07/01/70 Former Railway Dock, connecting
channel and swing bridge
(Formerly Listed as:
Retaining walls and quaysides)
(Formerly Listed as:
Link connecting with Railway Dock:
retaining walls, quaysides & swing


Former dock, now a marina, connecting channel and swing
bridge. 1846, with late C20 alterations. Bridge made by
Beecroft, Butler & Co of Leeds, and the Haigh Foundry Co. of
Wigan. Rectangular basin approx 220mx50m, with slightly
battered ashlar enclosing walls and rounded coping. Several
cast-iron bollards. Cast-iron balustrades and railing late
C20. At the eastern end, connecting channel to Humber Dock,
with ashlar retaining walls, rounded copings and corners, and
recesses into which the bridge swings. 2 span cast-iron swing
bridge with trussed spans forming arch when closed. Roller
bearings at each end. Cast-iron drums contain the gearing and
hand cranks which operated the bridge by engaging with a
toothed sector. A late C20 lifting footbridge now spans the

Listing NGR: TA0962928357

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