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River Wall with 36 Lamp Standards Between Lambeth Bridge and Westminster Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5003 / 51°30'1"N

Longitude: -0.1201 / 0°7'12"W

OS Eastings: 530582

OS Northings: 179605

OS Grid: TQ305796

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.6C

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.VKW6

Entry Name: River Wall with 36 Lamp Standards Between Lambeth Bridge and Westminster Bridge

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203983

Location: Lambeth, London, SE1

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Bishop's

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: North Lambeth

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

ALBERT EMBANKMENT SE1
1. (west side)
5023

River Wall with 36 Lamp
Standards between
Lambeth Bridge and
Westminster Bridge
TQ 3079 2/20
TQ 3078 4/20

II

2.
Grey granite wall with plinth and square coping heightened by a later granite
course. At intervals, lamp standards of cast iron, made of interlinked dolphins
writhing around a fluted, wreathed column with globular lampholder and crown
finial, on tall granite plinths, holding marine trophies; bases inscribed alternately
'1870' and 'VIC REG', also (faintly) 'MASEFIELD & CO FOUNDER, C VULLIAMY, ARCHT';
most plinths bear (on river face) bronze lion head with ring in mouth.


Listing NGR: TQ3058279605

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