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Macclesfield Bridge on Avenue Road Axis Including North Gate north Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Latitude: 51.5345 / 51°32'4"N

Longitude: -0.1631 / 0°9'47"W

OS Eastings: 527500

OS Northings: 183328

OS Grid: TQ275833

Mapcode National: GBR 74.K3

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.4P3J

Plus Code: 9C3XGRMP+QP

Entry Name: Macclesfield Bridge on Avenue Road Axis Including North Gate north Gate

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425536

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

13/6; 14/4 Macclesfield Bridge
on Avenue Road axis including
5.2.70 north gate
Canal road bridge, 1815-16, James Morgan, engineer for the Regent's Canal Company
and Nash's assistant in Office of the Woods and Forests. Brick and cast iron.
Span of 3 shallow segmental brick arches carried on 2 sets of 5, Coalbrookdale, cast
iron Greek Doric columns with cross vaulting between capitals. Blind oculi in
spandrels. c 1874 renewed brickwork infill to side arches into abutments. Flat
road deck,with stone coping,has cast iron balustrade with lattice pattern panels,
terminating in stone piers surmounted by enriched lampstandards with mid C20
Nico type lanterns. Macclesfield Bridge is popularly known as "Blow-up Bridge",
from the 1874 explosion of a powder barge beneath it, hence the later brickwork
infill of the repair.

Listing NGR: TQ2750083328

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

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