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Latitude: 51.4812 / 51°28'52"N
Longitude: -0.1726 / 0°10'21"W
OS Eastings: 526994
OS Northings: 177386
OS Grid: TQ269773
Mapcode National: GBR 5R.F6
Mapcode Global: VHGR4.Y1MC
Entry Name: Battersea Bridge
Listing Date: 7 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1080752
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203518
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW11
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Chelsea Riverside
Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints (Chelsea Old Church)
Church of England Diocese: London
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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