WINCH HOUSE, ADJOINING RAILINGS, WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS, C.40M SOUTH WEST OF TRANSPORTER BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1139847
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
WINCH HOUSE, ADJOINING RAILINGS, WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS, C.40M SOUTH WEST OF TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, FERRY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WINCH HOUSE, ADJOINING RAILINGS, WALL, GATES AND GATEPIERS, C.40M SOUTH WEST OF TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, FERRY ROAD

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

District:
Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 49920 21184

Details

MIDDLESBROUGH FERRY ROAD. NZ 42 SE (4921) 1/35 Winch house, adjoining railings, wall, gates and gatepiers, c.40m south west of Transporter Bridge. G.V. II Winch house and adjoining railings, wall, gates and gatepiers, at entrance to Tees Transporter Bridge, 1911, by G.C. Imbault (Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co. Ltd.), engineer; built by Sir William Arroll & Co. Ltd; railings, gates and gatepiers by Hill and Smith(Brierley Hill, Staffs). Red engineering brick; Welsh slate roof; iron railings, gates and gatepiers and glazed brick boundary wall. Winch house: one storey, 2 windows, and boarded door under concrete lintel at right end. 16-light windows with single top left and right casement panes. Concrete lintels and sills. Brick stack at left corner. Right return has large boarded double doors. Rear shows 2 similar windows. Adjoining left spike-topped railings and 2-leaf gates with slender square gatepiers with crown and ball-on-stem finials. Adjoining right similar railings, short boundary wall, and 2 similar one-leaf gates and gatepiers. A further run of railings links with corner of bridge keeper's house (q.v.). INTERIOR of winch house : winch drum (76cm diam. x 244 cm long) powered by two 30-horse-power-series wound D.C. electric motors, supplied by renewed semi-conductor rectifiers. Winch takes 2 endless cables which drive the moving carriage on the Transporter Bridge (q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ4992021184

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
59728
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.

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