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Latitude: 54.9133 / 54°54'47"N
Longitude: -1.3638 / 1°21'49"W
OS Eastings: 440882
OS Northings: 557809
OS Grid: NZ408578
Mapcode National: GBR VGD.5N
Mapcode Global: WHD56.0RVR
Entry Name: Wall and Pier at Lock at North End of Tide Basin
Listing Date: 26 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207112
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391541
Location: Sunderland, SR1
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
NZ4057 NORTH HALF TIDE BASIN
920-1/12/116 (North side)
26/11/90 Wall and pier at lock at north end
of tide basin
Lock. 1890. For the River Wear Commissioners. Steel gates
(replaced 1955) and ashlar walls; hydraulic machinery. High
ashlar walls and central pier; two sets of gates. Lock
installed at the same time as the swing bridge between the
half tide basin and Hudson Dock North (qv) and operated by the
same engine and accumulator housed in the Dock Office (qv). An
early example of dock machinery operated by the hydraulic
system which Sir William Armstrong invented and developed.
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914.: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 18; Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland
River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 17).
Listing NGR: NZ4088257809
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