CROSS KEYS BRIDGE (FORMERLY INCLUDING HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1064536
Date first listed:
11-Jan-1980
Statutory Address:
CROSS KEYS BRIDGE (FORMERLY INCLUDING HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE)

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Location

Statutory Address:
CROSS KEYS BRIDGE (FORMERLY INCLUDING HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE)

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
South Holland (District Authority)
Parish:
Sutton Bridge
National Park:
N/A
National Grid Reference:
TF 48217 21030

Details

SUTTON BRIDGE RIVER NENE TF 42 SE 5/84 Cross Keys Bridge (formerly including Hydraulic Engine House) 11/1/80 G.V. II*

Road and rail hydraulic swing bridge, now road bridge. Opened 1897, erected by A. Handyside & Co. Ltd. Steel, iron and wood. The-swing span has 3 parallel bowstring braced girders carried on a pivot pier. There are 2 fixed spans of steel plate girders at the east end. Bridge topped with wooden podium surmounted by hexgonal wood and glazed viewing chamber. Plaque to north west inscribed 'Made and erected by A. Handyside & Co. Ltd. Derby and London 1897. Hydraulic machinery by Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. Steel for girders made by the Staffordshire Steel Co., Bilston.' The first bridge of 1830/1 designed by Rennie was timber with cast iron opening spans. This bridge replaces the second bridge of 1850, designed by Stephenson, which was used for rail traffic when the line from Spalding to Sutton Bridge was extended to King's Lynn in 1866. The bridge is connected underground to The Engine House, Sutton Bridge, item 5/85.

Listing NGR: TF4821721030

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
197930
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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