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Swing Footbridge over Steelyard Cut

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4946 / 51°29'40"N

Longitude: -0.0364 / 0°2'10"W

OS Eastings: 536410

OS Northings: 179117

OS Grid: TQ364791

Mapcode National: GBR K5.FJ9

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.BP3N

Entry Name: Swing Footbridge over Steelyard Cut

Listing Date: 7 May 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471366

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: 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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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3679SW SURREY DOCKS
636-1/24/754 Swing footbridge over Steelyard Cut
07/05/92

GV II

Swing footbridge. 1862. Designed and manufactured by Henry
Grissell (a renowned ironmaster). Relocated here in mid C20
from the Surrey entrance basin. A distinctive
stayed-cantilever design (unusual in metal bridges) with
arched span in wrought-iron, stayed by iron rods to cast-iron
counterweight. Hand operating gear remains, although an oil
hydraulic mechanism added in 1980s.


Listing NGR: TQ3641079117

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

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