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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.

Name: TRANSPORTER BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1139267

Location

TRANSPORTER BRIDGE, PORT CLARENCE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
MiddlesbroughUnitary Authority
Stockton-on-TeesUnitary AuthorityBillingham

National Park: 

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59200

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History

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Details

NZ 42 SE BILLINGHAM PORT CLARENCE ROAD (off) NZ 52 SW (South side) 7/427 Transporter Bridge 8/427

II*

1911 built by Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co and opened by Prince Arthur of Connaught. Plated and riveted steel. It was the largest bridge of its kind in the world when built. Two pairs of tapering towers one hundred and sixty feet above the water support main cantilevered beams and trolley way. Catwalk along trolley way 850 feet in length. At ends clusters of woven steel tension wires connect outward tips of booms vertically down to the ground where cables are housed in steel and concrete caissons sunk into abutments.

Listing NGR: NZ4999121297

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49991 21297

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