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

A Grade I Listed Building in St Katharine's & Wapping, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5062 / 51°30'22"N

Longitude: -0.075 / 0°4'29"W

OS Eastings: 533697

OS Northings: 180338

OS Grid: TQ336803

Mapcode National: GBR WG.97

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.ND7Q

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

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206282

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, EC3N

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: St Katharine's & Wapping

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

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Listing Text

1. TOWER BRIDGE EC3 & E1
4431 Tower Bridge
(That part in London Borough
of Tower Hamlets)
TQ 3380 21/722
I GV
2.
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
LB.

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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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