TA1028 : Former Trinity House Buoy Store

taken 8 months ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

Former Trinity House Buoy Store
Former Trinity House Buoy Store
This building was originally built in 1901 as a buoy shed for the Trinity House. It is now used by Northern Divers LinkExternal link. The building is Grade II-listed (List entry Number: 1197668 LinkExternal link Historic England).
River Hull
The River Hull is a navigable river in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It rises from a series of springs to the west of Driffield, and enters the Humber estuary at Kingston upon Hull.
Most of its course is through low lying land that is at or just above sea level, causing flooding to be a long-standing problem. Since 1980, the mouth of the river has been protected by a tidal barrier, which can be closed to prevent tidal surges entering the river system and causing flooding.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

Most of the bridges which cross the river are movable, to allow shipping to pass. There are six swing bridges, four bascule bridges, two of which have twin leaves, one for each carriageway of the roads which they carry, and three Scherzer lift bridges, which are a type of rolling bascule bridge. Scott Street Bridge, which is now permanently raised, was originally powered from a high pressure water main maintained by the first public power distribution company in the world.
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Hull 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 103 288 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.6452N 0:19.6946W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 102 288
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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