Description: Road Bridge Retaining Walls of Embankments of the Pond to the West of North Street and Its Railings
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 206721
OS Grid Reference: TQ2793064529
OS Grid Coordinates: 527930, 164529
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3654, -0.1637
16.3.54. Road Bridge.
- Retaining Walls of
Embankments of the pond
to the west of North Street
and its railings.
TQ 2764 NE 18/67
l825-8. The first road bridge and embankment to be built across the
Carshalton Ponds [formerly only a wooden footbridge]. Bridge of stock
brick with one segmental arch with plain abutment piers and Portland
stone dressings and keystone. Ironwork of intersecting iron railings.
To either side of road embankment retaining walls of brick surmounted
by horizontal cast iron rail which passes at intervals through cast
iron standards with battered sides and ball finials. From the west
side of the embankment this wall returns west along the south side of
the Ponds as far as the "splash" before the Greyhound Public House.
Road bridge, Leoni Bridge, culvert and retaining walls to Carshalton Ponds
form a group with No 1 High Street and entrance gates to the Grove, with
Honeywood Lodge and Wall and Gatehouse, Honeywood Walk, with Anne Boleyn's Well,
St Mary's and Madeley Cottage in Church Hill and with the following items on the
south side of the High Street: Greyhound Inn, wall to east of Greyhound Inn,
Church of All Saints, north churchyard wall and Nos 6 and 12 High Street.
Listing NGR: TQ2793064529
Source: English Heritage
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