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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
Entry Name: Macclesfield Bridge on Avenue Road Axis Including North Gate north Gate
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227627
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425536
Location: Westminster, London, NW1
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
TQ 2783 SW and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER REGENT'S PARK NW 1
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
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