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Machinery Pit to West of Swing Bridge at East Side of Dock

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunderland, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.907 / 54°54'25"N

Longitude: -1.3577 / 1°21'27"W

OS Eastings: 441282

OS Northings: 557110

OS Grid: NZ412571

Mapcode National: GBR VH9.Z7

Mapcode Global: WHD56.3XRL

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ4R+RW

Entry Name: Machinery Pit to West of Swing Bridge at East Side of Dock

Listing Date: 8 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391497

Location: Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Hendon

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hendon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


920-1/13/120 (East side)
08/02/91 Machinery pit to west of
Swing-bridge at east side of Dock


Machinery pit for lock gates No.4. c1880. By Henry W Wake. For
River Wear Commission. Ashlar-lined pit; cast-iron and
wrought-iron wheels, chains, cogs. A long rectangular pit at
right angles to and immediately west of the E swing-bridge
(qv) contains the former lock gates chains and cog wheels.
When the bridge swings open the long arm rests parallel to
this pit. Cast-iron round plate formerly covering lock gate
hinge, now in dock workshop, low relief inscription: RIVER

Listing NGR: NZ4128257110

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

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