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TRANSPORTER BRIDGE

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: TRANSPORTER BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1139267

Location

TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, FERRY ROAD, MIDDLESBROUGH
TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, PORT CLARENCE ROAD, STOCKTON ON TEES

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

County:

District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

County:

District: Stockton-on-Tees

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Billingham

National Park: N/A

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59200

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1139845. This entry was removed from the List on 12 July 2017.

NZ 42 SE NZ 52 SW 7/427 8/427

BILLINGHAM PORT CLARENCE ROAD (off) (South side)

Transporter Bridge

II*

Transporter Bridge over River Tees, 1911 by G.C. Imbault (Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co.Ltd.) engineer; constructed by Sir William Arrol and Company Limited (Glasgow). Opened by Prince Arthur of Connaught. Plated and riveted steel. 2 pairs of tapering towers on steel and concrete caissons, support main cantilevered trusses, of which lower chord carries trolley way. Catwalk along trolley way 49m above water, and 260m. in length, with 174m. span over river. Clusters of woven steel wire tension ropes connect outward tips of trusses vertically down to concrete anchorage blocks set into the ground. Carriage suspended on steel wire ropes, from trolley hauled by 2 ropes connected to electrically powered winch, in housing on south bank of river. Carriage damaged by enemy action in 1940



Listing NGR: NZ 49991 21297

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49991 21297

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