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Latitude: 54.5737 / 54°34'25"N
Longitude: -1.2683 / 1°16'5"W
OS Eastings: 447401
OS Northings: 520081
OS Grid: NZ474200
Mapcode National: GBR MHLK.66
Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.H99K
Entry Name: Billingham Branch Bridge
Listing Date: 12 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248145
English Heritage Legacy ID: 59665
Location: Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18
Civil Parish: Billingham
Built-Up Area: Stockton-on-Tees
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Stockton-on-Tees
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BILLINGHAM A1130 MIDDLESBROUGH TO
NZ 474 201
SP/743 BILLINGHAM ROAD
Billingham Branch Bridge
Road bridge over disused railway line. 1934, by Mott, Hay and Anderson, Engineers;
built by Dorman Long & Co Ltd. Steel, concrete and brick. Slightly skew, with
troughing deck supported on 9 longitudinal steel girders, each of 5 welded spans.
The spans are welded to the supporting stanchion-legs and the outer spans extended
towards and support the centre-slung length of the centre span. The southern-most
span is similarly slung. At each end of the bridge the girders rest on reinforced
concrete beams supported on reinforced concrete columns sunk into the abutments.
Rockers at the feet of the stanchion legs rest on mild steel slabs dowelled to trans-
verse reinforced concrete beams. Additional support is given below ground by framing
of reinforced concrete piles, struts, beams and cylinders. Panelled brick parapet
with concrete plinth and copings. Reputed to be the first welded steel bridge in
Britain. (W P Haldane & G Roberts: Minutes of Proc. of Inst. of Civil Engrs, Vol 240,
1935, pp 537-566).
Listing NGR: NZ4740120081
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