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Wall and Pier at Lock at North End of Tide Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391541

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


SUNDERLAND

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

GV II

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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