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Description: Battersea Bridge (That Part in Wandsworth)
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 206978
OS Grid Reference: TQ2703577315
OS Grid Coordinates: 527035, 177315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4805, -0.1720
BATTERSEA BRIDGE SW11
(that part in Wandsworth)
TQ 27NE 2/1
By J W Bazalgette 1890. Of 5 spans of unequal radii rising to a distinct central
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
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.
(Northern half of bridge is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea).
Listing NGR: TQ2703577315
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Source: English Heritage
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