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Description: Battersea Bridge (That Part in Kensington and Chelsea)
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 203518
OS Grid Reference: TQ2696277438
OS Grid Coordinates: 526962, 177438
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4817, -0.1730
TQ 2677 SE BATTERSEA BRIDGE SW11
7.4.83 Battersea Bridge
(that part in
Kensington and Chelsea)
By J W Bazalgette 1890. Of 5 spans of unequal radii rising to a distinct central apex.
The cutwaters of the piers are stone-faced with channelled rustication. Each pier
supports a stone pilaster rising to road level.
Wrought iron spans spring from the piers, their outer margins swept back in concave
section and ribbed. The spandrels carry iron panels with foliated decoration in flat
Above the spans a cornice breaking round the stone pilasters marks the line of the
road. It supports above each pilaster a stone pedestal with swept cornice and between
each 2 pedestals an iron balustrade. This is composed of coupled colonnettes from
which spring stilted arches.
(Southern half of bridge is in Borough of Wandsworth).
Listing NGR: TQ2696277438
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Source: English Heritage
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