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Wilmington Swing Bridge

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

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Latitude: 53.7588 / 53°45'31"N

Longitude: -0.336 / 0°20'9"W

OS Eastings: 509802

OS Northings: 430449

OS Grid: TA098304

Mapcode National: GBR GNH.NY

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.TS68

Entry Name: Wilmington Swing Bridge

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387857

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU8

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

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


680-1/15/408 (East side)
Wilmington Swing Bridge


Swing railway bridge, now a footbridge, spanning the River
Hull. c1870 and 1905. For the North Eastern Railway. Converted
and restored 1991. Arch topped riveted wrought-iron girders
form the span, which is carried on a roller bearing central
pivot. Remains of a footway on the north side. Above the
centre, a riveted post and beam structure with railed
platform, carrying a wooden cabin with matchboard cladding and
hipped lead roof. On the west side, 4 large glazing bar
windows. At the south end, a projecting porch reached by C20
steel steps. At the north end, a canted wooden oriel window to
the left, and a 2-light glazing bar window to the right. The
bridge is operated by mechanism in the cabin engaging with a
ring gear on the pivot. The mechanism is complete and
(Hull City Records Office: TSJ 28).

Listing NGR: TA0980230449

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

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