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New North Bridge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7478 / 53°44'52"N

Longitude: -0.3299 / 0°19'47"W

OS Eastings: 510230

OS Northings: 429232

OS Grid: TA102292

Mapcode National: GBR GPM.YX

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.X225

Plus Code: 9C5XPMXC+42

Entry Name: New North Bridge

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387563

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU9

County: Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Drypool

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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Description


KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA1029SW GEORGE STREET
680-1/19/145 New North Bridge

II

Walking bascule bridge spanning the River Hull. 1928-31.
Designed by T Thomas, City Engineer. Built by Widnes Foundry
(1925) Ltd. Reinforced concrete with riveted steel lattice
girder lifting span, with cast-steel roller racks.
Wrought-iron latticework balustrades to footway on either
side. Windows are steel-framed casements. East side has
concrete control cabins and machine rooms spanning the road,
with flat concrete roofs and coped balustrades. In the centre,
a semicircular arch, flattened at the top, with an exaggerated
keyblock extending upwards to form a clock tower. On either
side, hinged covers to the racks, and beyond, a square control
cabin on the first floor, with 3 windows. Above and behind, a
room with 3 similar windows, flanked by sloping parapets.
Below, a tiled footway with shouldered openings, the north one
with 3 unglazed windows, the south one with 4 larger windows.
At the rear, a late C20 oriel window to the control cabin on
the south side. Exposed pinions projecting from the machine
rooms engage with straight racks to operate the bridge, which
is complete and in use.


Listing NGR: TA1023029232

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