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Southern Abutment to Former West Blackfriars and St Pauls Rail Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5086 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.1037 / 0°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 531699

OS Northings: 180554

OS Grid: TQ316805

Mapcode National: GBR NF.WD

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.5B1W

Entry Name: Southern Abutment to Former West Blackfriars and St Pauls Rail Bridge

Listing Date: 24 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470601

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ3180
636-1/1/874
24/08/95

SOUTHWARK
BLACKFRIARS ROAD
Southern abutment to former West Blackfriars and St Paul's Rail Bridge
GV
II

Abutment. 1862-64. By Joseph Cubitt. For the London, Chatham
and Dover Railway Company. Abutments of stone faced with
Portland stone from Charles Labelye's Westminster Bridge of
1738-49.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built for the London, Chatham and Dover
Railway Company to support the line on the Beckenham to
Ludgate Hill route. As the bridge was to form part of the
company's Blackfriars Station it was given good cast-iron
ornament; the large shields flanking the way on the Southwark
side bear the company's crest and title in full. These were
restored c1990. The abutment to the south shore falls within
the London Borough of Southwark. Joseph Cubitt designed
Blackfriars Road Bridge to the west (see City of London), and
with it this forms a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3169980554

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

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