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Tower Bridge (That Part in London Borough of Tower Hamlets), Tower Hamlets

Description: Tower Bridge (That Part in London Borough of Tower Hamlets)

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206282

OS Grid Reference: TQ3369780338
OS Grid Coordinates: 533697, 180338
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5062, -0.0750

Location: A100, Poplar, Greater London E1W 1 EC3N 4AE

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3N 4AE

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Listing Text

4431 Tower Bridge
(That part in London Borough
of Tower Hamlets)
TQ 3380 21/722
Opened 1894. Designed by Sir John Wolfe Barry with architectural features by
Sir Horace Jones.
Bascule bridge with suspended bridge approach and high level footbridges between
twin stone towers. French chateau influence. Massive cast iron balustrades.
Hydraulic machinery still used to open bridge. The rest of the bridge is in Southwark

Tower Bridge and its approach form a group with the London Hydraulic Power Co
Subways Entrance, 8 Bollards outside the main entrance to The Tower of London,
the Tower itself, the Queens Stairs, Tower Hill.

Listing NGR: TQ3369780338

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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