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Nelson Dock Patent Slip, Including Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

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

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: 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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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3680SE ROTHERHITHE STREET
636-1/21/662 (East side)
01/07/83 Nelson Dock Patent Slip, including
gates
(Formerly Listed as:
ROTHERHITHE STREET
Nelson Dock Engine House and Draw
Dock)

GV II

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

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

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