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List entry Summary

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

Name: TOWER BRIDGE (THAT PART IN LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS)

List entry Number: 1357515

Location

TOWER BRIDGE (THAT PART IN LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS), TOWER BRIDGE E1
TOWER BRIDGE (THAT PART IN LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS), TOWER BRIDGE EC3

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityTower HamletsLondon Borough

National Park: 

Grade: I

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206282

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. TOWER BRIDGE EC3 & E1 4431 Tower Bridge (That part in London Borough of Tower Hamlets) TQ 3380 21/722 I GV 2. Opened 1894. Designed by Sir John Wolfe Barry with architectural features by Sir Horace Jones. Bascule bridge with suspended bridge approach and high level footbridges between twin stone towers. French chateau influence. Massive cast iron balustrades. Hydraulic machinery still used to open bridge. The rest of the bridge is in Southwark LB.

Tower Bridge and its approach form a group with the London Hydraulic Power Co Subways Entrance, 8 Bollards outside the main entrance to The Tower of London, the Tower itself, the Queens Stairs, Tower Hill.



Listing NGR: TQ3369780338

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33697 80338

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