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Gloucester Gate Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Regent's Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5359 / 51°32'9"N

Longitude: -0.1469 / 0°8'48"W

OS Eastings: 528621

OS Northings: 183510

OS Grid: TQ286835

Mapcode National: GBR C3.5M

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.DNPG

Entry Name: Gloucester Gate Bridge

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477248

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/76/574 Gloucester Gate Bridge


Bridge, formerly over the Cumberland Basin arm of Regent's
Canal, now dry. Dedication stone at north-west end dated 11
August 1877. By William Booth Scott, Engineer for the Vestry
of St Pancras; Contractors Kirk and Randall. Red and purple
brick with red sandstone. Central parapets cast-iron
(supported on cast-iron beams over tunnel entrance with
modillion brackets), flanking of sandstone; all in pierced
design with central bosses of stylised flowers. Abutments
flanking tunnel entrance (now sealed) surmounted by elaborate
bronze lampstandards in the form of candelabra (south-west
standard missing), repeating floral motif with foliage.
Inscribed "Gardner/Strand" and signed "Wm. Booth Scott". At
north-east end inset bronze bas relief plaque depicting the
martyrdom of St Pancras by CE Fucigna, presented by William
Thornton. Attached to both northern ends, cast-iron railings
with ball and spike finials leading to sandstone piers
surmounted by foliated features. North and south abutments
under sandstone parapets, red brick with recessed panels
containing rubbed brick roundels.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the Cumberland Basin arm was constructed
1813-16 running to the west of Regent's Park and Albany Street
and ending in a basin at Cumberland Market. Filled in 1942-3.

Listing NGR: TQ2862183510

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

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