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Alexandra Dock: Walls, Lock Gates, Graving Docks, Extension Dock

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

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Latitude: 53.7445 / 53°44'40"N

Longitude: -0.2968 / 0°17'48"W

OS Eastings: 512420

OS Northings: 428920

OS Grid: TA124289

Mapcode National: GBR GYP.02

Mapcode Global: WHHGX.D4WP

Entry Name: Alexandra Dock: Walls, Lock Gates, Graving Docks, Extension Dock

Listing Date: 16 August 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387570

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU9

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Marfleet

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


680-1/9/150 (South side (off))
16/08/90 Alexandra Dock: walls, lock gates,
graving docks, extension dock
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side (off))
Alexandra Dock, comprising the dock
walls, Graving docks and Extension


Dock. 1880-85, extended 1899. Designed by James Abernethy and
supervised by Oldham & Bonn, for the Hull & Barnsley Railway
Co. Ashlar stonework and Portland Cement concrete. The dock
walls are slightly battered and extend downwards approx 12m.
The top 4m is faced with large ashlar blocks with rounded
coping. The dock is rectangular in plan, approx 700m x 300m
with a deep lock entrance on the south side with 3 pairs of
steel lock gates, the outer pair renewed 1927-28, the central
pair constructed 1957 and installed 1958. To the east, 3
jetties extend northward into the dock; this area was the
timber yard. On the east side, the entrance to the extension
dock, which was added in 1899. The north side has 2 graving
docks at the north-east corner, with stepped sides and access
stairs. The west side has a single central projecting jetty.
The dock was constructed as a general cargo dock and as an
outlet for the South Yorkshire coalfields.

Listing NGR: TA1242028920

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