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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1213695
English Heritage Legacy ID: 398178
Location: Greenwich, London, SE28
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
TQ 4479 BROADWATER ESTATE THAMESMEAD
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
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