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© Mr Michael Parker

IoE Number: 227688
Location: MARTHAM FERRY,
  MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr Michael Parker
Date Photographed: 16 June 2004
Date listed: 04 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 04 December 1987
Grade II

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MARTHAMTG 41 NW4/18Martham Ferry-II

MARTHAM TG 41 NW 4/18 Martham Ferry - II Floating swing bridge. Early 1920's replacing bridge of C19. Concrete, steel and timber. Concrete abutments on north and south side of River Thurne, rebated to allow bedding of floating platform. On north bank is a steel ratchet winch, on the south a steel pivot post. From pivot post a linking girder connects with floating platform. Platform is of grid construction decked with timber planking. Under planking are 2 semi-circular steel floats, one each side. Steel uprights carry timber balustrading to form protective handrail on either side of deck. Steel chain links platform with winch on north bank of river.

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