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© Mr Patrick Norris

IoE Number: 56061
Location: FORMER TRANSPORTER BRIDGE POWER HOUSE, VICTORIA PROMENADE
  WIDNES, HALTON, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 31 October 1983
Date of last amendment: 31 October 1983
Grade II*

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SJ 58 sWFORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNESVICTORIA PROMENADE5/99Former TransporterBridge Power House

SJ 58 sW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA PROMENADE 5/99 Former Transporter Bridge Power House II Small red sandstone rectangular building built on 3 levels, 1901. Twin steeply pitched slate hipped roofs, with ridge terminal finials, now over-covered with green. felt. Upper storey, at former bridge level, has Gibbs surrounds to door and window openings, a stone moulded cornice with modillions and a torus moulded plinth. The lower levels are rock faced and there is a white glazed tiled tunnel with rusticated external arch at the lowest level. This is 1 of 3 support buildings which survive the Transporter Bridge, closed in 1961. Now used as an Electricity Board Sub-Station.

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