History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Macclesfield Bridge on Avenue Road Axis Including North Gate north Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Regent's Park, Westminster

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425536

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: 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

Find accommodation in
Highgate

Listing Text

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
G.V. II
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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.