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© Mr John Turner

IoE Number: 387563
Location: NEW NORTH BRIDGE, GEORGE STREET
  KINGSTON UPON HULL, KINGSTON UPON HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Turner
Date Photographed: 14 April 2001
Date listed: 21 January 1994
Date of last amendment: 21 January 1994
Grade II

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KINGSTON UPON HULLTA1029SWGEORGE STREET680-1/19/145New North Bridge

KINGSTON UPON HULL TA1029SW GEORGE STREET 680-1/19/145 New North Bridge II Walking bascule bridge spanning the River Hull. 1928-31. Designed by T Thomas, City Engineer. Built by Widnes Foundry (1925) Ltd. Reinforced concrete with riveted steel lattice girder lifting span, with cast-steel roller racks. Wrought-iron latticework balustrades to footway on either side. Windows are steel-framed casements. East side has concrete control cabins and machine rooms spanning the road, with flat concrete roofs and coped balustrades. In the centre, a semicircular arch, flattened at the top, with an exaggerated keyblock extending upwards to form a clock tower. On either side, hinged covers to the racks, and beyond, a square control cabin on the first floor, with 3 windows. Above and behind, a room with 3 similar windows, flanked by sloping parapets. Below, a tiled footway with shouldered openings, the north one with 3 unglazed windows, the south one with 4 larger windows. At the rear, a late C20 oriel window to the control cabin on the south side. Exposed pinions projecting from the machine rooms engage with straight racks to operate the bridge, which is complete and in use.

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