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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
Entry Name: Nelson Dock Patent Slip, Including Gates
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385845
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471264
Location: Southwark, London, SE16
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
TQ3680SE ROTHERHITHE STREET
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
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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