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© Mr Rodney Cousins

IoE Number: 478815
Photographer: Mr Rodney Cousins
Date Photographed: 06 May 2005
Date listed: 30 June 1999
Date of last amendment: 30 June 1999
Grade II

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GRIMSBYTA2709NWCORPORATION ROAD699-1/17/28Corporation Bridge

GRIMSBY TA2709NW CORPORATION ROAD 699-1/17/28 Corporation Bridge II Electrically-powered Sherzer rolling lift road bridge. 1925 by Alfred C Gardner, Docks Engineer to London and North Eastern Railway; Sir William Arrol & Co. of Glasgow, contractors, for Grimsby Corporation. Restored c1980. Cast-iron and steel bridge with timber-clad control box, brick and ashlar abutments. 4 spans resting on short cylindrical piers, those flanking the lifting bascule over the main channel having timber buffers. Bridge has lattice girder parapets which are ramped-up to the lifting section. Ornate cast-iron piers above the abutments, each with plinth, moulded cornice and lamp standards each carrying 5 lights. The plinths bear plaques on 2 sides, the north-east plinth with a commemorative inscription recording details of construction and the opening of the bridge by HRH the Prince of Wales on 19 July 1925; the other plinths have plaques bearing polychrome painted reliefs of the Grimsby Corporation Arms. Makers names on girders include: Skinningrove, Frodingham Iron and Steel Co., Dalzell Steel GK. Control box has wrap-around window with glazing bars, hipped roof with ridge louvre. Bridge spans dock near Victoria Mills, Victoria Street (qv) and replaced a swing bridge. (Grimsby Planning Department: Victoria Mill Conservation Area: Grimsby Borough Council: 1990-: MAP; Ambler RW: Great Grimsby Fishing Heritage: a brief for a trail: Grimsby Borough Council: 1990-: 5-7; Grimsby Borough Council: Top Town Trail: Grimsby: 1989-: NO.38).

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