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FORMER TRANSPORTER BRIDGE POWER HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FORMER TRANSPORTER BRIDGE POWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1130419

Location

FORMER TRANSPORTER BRIDGE POWER HOUSE, VICTORIA PROMENADE

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56061

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 58 SW 5/99

FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA PROMENADE Former Transporter Bridge Power House

II Small red sandstone rectangular building built on three levels, 1901. Twin steeply pitched slate hipped roofs, with ridge terminal finials, now over-covered with green felt. Upper storey, at former bridge level, has Gibbs surrounds to door and window openings, a stone moulded cornice with modillions and a torus moulded plinth. The lower levels are rock faced and there is a white glazed tiled tunnel with rusticated external arch at the lowest level. This is one of three support buildings which survive the Transporter Bridge, closed in 1961. Now used as an Electricity Board Sub-Station.

Listing NGR: SJ5110783706

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51107 83706

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