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Greenland Lock Including Gates, Bollards and Capstans

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4958 / 51°29'44"N

Longitude: -0.0334 / 0°2'0"W

OS Eastings: 536616

OS Northings: 179262

OS Grid: TQ366792

Mapcode National: GBR K5.G85

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.CNQP

Plus Code: 9C3XFXW8+8M

Entry Name: Greenland Lock Including Gates, Bollards and Capstans

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471363

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Surrey Docks

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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636-1/25/752 Greenland Lock including gates,
01/07/83 bollards and capstans
(Formerly Listed as:
Greenland Lock)


Lock, reconstructed for 3rd time 1894-1904. By Sir John Wolfe
Barry, engineer. Brick-lined with granite kerbs and iron
bollards and capstans.
Lock gates worked by hydraulic rams acting directly on the
gates, an early use of this principle in Britain. The
machinery preserved in situ. The raised lip at edge of granite
lockside coping is a safety measure used previously at
Liverpool. The hydraulic mechanisms were supplied in 1898 by
Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell and Co Ltd.

Listing NGR: TQ3661679262

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