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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.


List entry Number: 1139845



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


District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: N/A

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59726

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MIDDLESBROUGH FERRY ROAD, NZ 42SE & NZ 52SW (4921 & 5021) north end (off). 1/85 & 2/85 Transporter Bridge G.V. 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. Included in the list for the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees.

Listing NGR: NZ4996821260

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49968 21260


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