HUMBER DOCK AND SWING BRIDGE AND LOCK AT SOUTH ENTRANCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1197718
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1970
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
HUMBER DOCK AND SWING BRIDGE AND LOCK AT SOUTH ENTRANCE, HUMBER DOCK STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HUMBER DOCK AND SWING BRIDGE AND LOCK AT SOUTH ENTRANCE, HUMBER DOCK STREET

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

District:
City of Kingston upon Hull (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 09797 28190

Details

KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA0928SE HUMBER DOCK STREET 680-1/25/206 (South West side) 07/01/70 Humber Dock and swing bridge and lock at south entrance (Formerly Listed as: HUMBER DOCK Retaining walls of Humber Dock on east, west and south sides) (Formerly Listed as: HUMBER DOCK Lock connecting with Humber Dock Basin, lock gates & swing bridge)

GV II

Dock, now marina, with swing bridge and lock. Dock 1809, swing bridge dated 1846, with later C19 and late C20 alterations. Rectangular basin approx 250m x 100m, with rounded corners and slightly battered ashlar retaining walls, largely rebuilt in brick above water level. Rounded stone coping. Late C20 cast-iron bollards linked by chains. Lock, approx 50m x 10m, has slightly battered ashlar retaining walls with rounded coping. Shaped recess on either side into which the bridge swings when open. Steel gates and concrete abutments at each end, late C20. 2-span cast-iron cantilever swing bridge with road and rail tracks and wrought-iron railing. Strutted sections form a central arch when closed. Roller bearings at pivot end. Cast-iron drums contain the gearing and hand cranks which operate the bridge by engaging with a toothed sector. The cast-iron lids of the drums are inscribed "Haigh Foundry Company, Wigan 1846". Continuing to south of lock, running east and then south, walls of Humber Dock Basin which connects Humber Dock Marina to the River Humber. Slightly battered ashlar retaining walls with rounded stone coping. Late C20 cast-iron post and rail fence on north and part of east wall. East wall at southern end topped with late C20 brick wall.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387625
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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Date: 23 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15727/07
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