LOCK AND SWING BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1213695
Date first listed:
26-Jul-1990
Statutory Address:
LOCK AND SWING BRIDGE, BROADWATER ESTATE THAMESMEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOCK AND SWING BRIDGE, BROADWATER ESTATE THAMESMEAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Greenwich (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 44682 79793

Details

TQ 4479 BROADWATER ESTATE THAMESMEAD Lock and Swing Bridge

9/365 Royal Arsenal Canal

II GV

Lock of 1812-14 and swing bridge of C1876. Entrance lock built of brick with dressings and coping of Dundee stone; C20 riveted steel lock gates. Iron swing bridge to south west corner of lock. History: the Royal Arsenal Canal was built to allow supplies (especially timber) to be brought into arsenal and to protect the eastern boundary of the site. The swing bridge was built to serve a standard gauge line added in 1876 to connect the LCDR at Plumstead.

Listing NGR: TQ4468279793

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
398178
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11846/17
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