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Battersea Bridge (That Part in Wandsworth)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wandsworth, London

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Latitude: 51.4805 / 51°28'49"N

Longitude: -0.172 / 0°10'19"W

OS Eastings: 527035

OS Northings: 177315

OS Grid: TQ270773

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.KF

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.Y1YV

Plus Code: 9C3XFRJH+65

Entry Name: Battersea Bridge (That Part in Wandsworth)

Listing Date: 7 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206978

ID on this website: 101183430

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's Park

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Battersea Bridge,
(that part in Wandsworth)
TQ 27NE 2/1
By J W Bazalgette 1890. Of 5 spans of unequal radii rising to a distinct central
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 relief.
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.
(Northern half of bridge is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea).

Listing NGR: TQ2703577315

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

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