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Lock and Swing Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4986 / 51°29'54"N

Longitude: 0.083 / 0°4'58"E

OS Eastings: 544682

OS Northings: 179793

OS Grid: TQ446797

Mapcode National: GBR PC.7L4

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.DL6K

Entry Name: Lock and Swing Bridge

Listing Date: 26 July 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398178

Location: Greenwich, London, SE28

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thamesmead Moorings

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Thamesmead

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Lock and Swing Bridge

9/365 Royal Arsenal Canal


Lock of 1812-14 and swing bridge of C1876. Entrance lock built of brick
with dressings and coping of Dundee stone; C20 riveted steel lock
gates. Iron swing bridge to south west corner of lock. History: the
Royal Arsenal Canal was built to allow supplies (especially timber) to
be brought into arsenal and to protect the eastern boundary of the site.
The swing bridge was built to serve a standard gauge line added in 1876
to connect the LCDR at Plumstead.

Listing NGR: TQ4468279793

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

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