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Battersea Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Chelsea Riverside, London

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XFRJG+FX

Entry Name: Battersea Bridge

Listing Date: 7 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203518

Also known as: Chelsea Bridge

ID on this website: 101080752

Location: Chelsea, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW11

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Chelsea Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Arch bridge Tram bridge Iron bridge

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7.4.83 Battersea Bridge


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.

The asset was previously listed twice also under the London Borough of Wandsworth at List entry 1183430. This entry was removed from the List on 15 November 2017.

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