Road Bridge Retaining Walls Of Embankments Of The Pond To The West Of North Street And Its Railings

1 Aug 1999
Road Bridge Retaining Walls Of Embankments Of The Pond To The West Of North Street And Its Railings, High Street, Carshalton, Sutton, Greater London, SM5 3AG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


4430 (North Side) CARSHAIIfION 16.3.54. Road Bridge.

- Retaining Walls of Embankments of the pond to the west of North Street and its railings.

TQ 2764 NE 18/67 II GV 2.

l825-8. The first road bridge and embankment to be built across the Carshalton Ponds [formerly only a wooden footbridge]. Bridge of stock brick with one segmental arch with plain abutment piers and Portland stone dressings and keystone. Ironwork of intersecting iron railings. To either side of road embankment retaining walls of brick surmounted by horizontal cast iron rail which passes at intervals through cast iron standards with battered sides and ball finials. From the west side of the embankment this wall returns west along the south side of the Ponds as far as the "splash" before the Greyhound Public House.

Road bridge, Leoni Bridge, culvert and retaining walls to Carshalton Ponds form a group with No 1 High Street and entrance gates to the Grove, with Honeywood Lodge and Wall and Gatehouse, Honeywood Walk, with Anne Boleyn's Well, St Mary's and Madeley Cottage in Church Hill and with the following items on the south side of the High Street: Greyhound Inn, wall to east of Greyhound Inn, Church of All Saints, north churchyard wall and Nos 6 and 12 High Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2792464533


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1997 IOE Records taken by Robert Taverner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert Taverner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Taverner, Robert

Rights Holder: Taverner, Robert


Brick, Cast Iron, Georgian Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier, Bridge, Transport, Railings