History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Corporation Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in West Marsh, North East Lincolnshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5708 / 53°34'14"N

Longitude: -0.0828 / 0°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 527057

OS Northings: 409947

OS Grid: TA270099

Mapcode National: GBR WWV4.WQ

Mapcode Global: WHHHS.PHSY

Entry Name: Corporation Bridge

Listing Date: 30 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478815

Location: North East Lincolnshire, DN31

County: North East Lincolnshire

Locality: West Marsh

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Great Grimsby St Mary and St James

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Listing Text

TA2709NW
699-1/17/28

GRIMSBY,
CORPORATION ROAD,
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. 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).

Listing NGR: TA2705709947

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.