FOOTBRIDGE, ROAD BRIDGE AND SLUICES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204893
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
FOOTBRIDGE, ROAD BRIDGE AND SLUICES, NORTH LEVEL MAIN DRAIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOOTBRIDGE, ROAD BRIDGE AND SLUICES, NORTH LEVEL MAIN DRAIN

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
South Holland (District Authority)
Parish:
Tydd St. Mary
National Park:
N/A
National Grid Reference:
TF 46770 18155

Details

TYDD ST MARY NORTH LEVEL MAIN DRAIN TF 41 NE 8/110 Footbridge, Road bridge and sluices

II

Road bridge and sluice gates with parallel footbridge. 1859 and 1866, constructed for the North Level Commissioners by Robert Stephenson. Repaired 1881, 1945 and 1967. Black coloured red brick, ashlar, wood and iron. East side with 2 brick piers with painted ashlar coping. Projecting from the centre and forming a triangle is a single pair of wooden gates with iron fittings. Single similar gates flank the piers. Piers support a C20 plank bridge with aluminium railings. Behind is the brick parapet of the road bridge, coped with ashlar and surmounted by decorative cast iron railings with decorative brackets. Parapet with plaque inscribed 'Constructed for the North Level Commissioners by Geo. Robt. Stephenson Esq. CE AD 1859'. Projecting from either side of the bridge are single similar ashlar coped sloping brick walls. Running parallel for 7 metres and then swept out for about 5 metres. In front of the sluice gates is the iron footbridge of 3 arched spans, the central span being wider, supported on paired slim columns. Arches with keystones and spandrels decorated with open fretwork. This pattern to both sides of footbridge. Inscribed 'Henry Grissell London 1866'. West side with 2 ashlar coped brick cutwaters with 3 sets of gates. The cutwaters support a plank foot- bridge holding 3 sets of C20 ratchets. Parapet and railings as east side but with small gate giving access to footbridge. Adjacent the sluice on the east side are 3 sets of C19 iron ratchets.

Listing NGR: TF4677018155

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
197956
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: 26 Oct 2005
Reference: IOE01/14170/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter D. Dewar. Source Historic England Archive
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