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Twelvetrees Crescent Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Canning Town North, London

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Latitude: 51.5239 / 51°31'26"N

Longitude: -0.0079 / 0°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 538299

OS Northings: 182436

OS Grid: TQ382824

Mapcode National: GBR KY.NPF

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.TY6N

Plus Code: 9C3XGXFR+HR

Entry Name: Twelvetrees Crescent Bridge

Listing Date: 10 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461826

ID on this website: 101268439

Location: Bromley, Newham, London, E3

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: Canning Town North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Plaistow and North Canning TownThe Divine Compassion

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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251-/3/10017 Twelvetrees Crescent Bridge


Bridge, 1872, by Peter William Barlow, engineer. Built for the Imperial Gaslight and Coke Company for access to their Gas Works opened in 1873. Two arches, spanning the River Lea and Bow Creek. Lea arch, c. 42m; Bow Creek arch c.39 m. Long brick abutments either side. Constructed of seven wrought-iron ribs, with lattice work between, with wrought-iron plated and rivetted girders on the outer sides. The two arches spring from brick abutments faced in stone and rest on a central brick, stone-faced pier with stone cornice. Cast-iron balustrade with interlacing segmental arches on either side of the bridge. 6 cast-iron gas lamp holders with original bases. The bridge forms part of a group with the nearby listed gas holders (q.v.)

Listing NGR: TQ3829982436

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