British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Embankment Wall with Cast Iron Lamp Standards, City of London

Description: Embankment Wall with Cast Iron Lamp Standards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199801

OS Grid Reference: TQ3149480803
OS Grid Coordinates: 531494, 180803
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5109, -0.1065

Location: Victoria Embankment, City of London, EC4Y 0 EC4Y 9BB

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4Y 9BB

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

Embankment wall with
cast iron lamp standards
TQ 3180 NW 13/156
TQ 3180 NE 14/156


Circa 1864-70 by Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Granite retaining wall and parapet with
piers and stairs. Elaborate cast iron lamp standards, with intertwined fish and
globular lanterns, standing on dies in the parapet.

Listing NGR: TQ3148780803

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.