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Nelson Dock Patent Slip, Including Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.5046 / 51°30'16"N

Longitude: -0.0335 / 0°2'0"W

OS Eastings: 536581

OS Northings: 180241

OS Grid: TQ365802

Mapcode National: GBR K4.VLV

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.CFNX

Plus Code: 9C3XGX38+RJ

Entry Name: Nelson Dock Patent Slip, Including Gates

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471264

Location: Surrey Docks, Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Surrey Docks

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Rotherhithe Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/21/662 (East side)
01/07/83 Nelson Dock Patent Slip, including
(Formerly Listed as:
Nelson Dock Engine House and Draw


Patent slip. 1855. Originally brick lined with ashlar copings,
now faced in concrete.
At river end a pair of iron clad gates with hydraulic rams.
Served by adjacent engine house (qv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: between the 1790s and 1821 Nelson Docks
belonged to Randall and Brent together with 2 other yards
flanking the Greenland Dock entrance. They became pioneer
steamship builders (the "Diana" of 1817 and the "Rising Star"
ordered by Lord Cochrane for the Chilean Navy in 1821). From
1851 to 1866 Bible and Perry built composite hull clippers
here for the China Trade. An important remaining part of
Nelson's Dock.

Listing NGR: TQ3658180241

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