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Locks and Lock Gates in Albert Edward Dock, North Shields

Description: Locks and Lock Gates in Albert Edward Dock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303338

OS Grid Reference: NZ3523966965
OS Grid Coordinates: 435239, 566965
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9960, -1.4507

Location: Ballast Hill Road, North Tyneside NE29 6YH

Locality: North Shields
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE29 6YH

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH HOWDON ROAD (south side, off)
NZ 36 NE
8/93 Locks and Lock gates in Albert
Edward Dock.
Lock walls and gates. 1882 for Tyne Improvement Commissioners by Ure and Messent.
Walls sandstone ashlar; iron gates. 4 lock walls with curved nosing at entrance to
dock; curved recesses for gate machinery. Western lock has 2 pairs of gates c.25
metres apart, the eastern lock 2 pairs c.4 metres apart. Historical note: the
Coble Dene dock was renamed after its opening by Prince Albert-Edward. Source:
R.W. Johnson, The Making of the Tyne, 1895 pp 108-12.

Listing NGR: NZ3521866997

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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