Warwick Avenue Road Bridge - 1907 - Little Venice, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 31.320 W 000° 10.901
30U E 695515 N 5711641
Quick Description: This bridge crosses the Regent's Canal at the northern end of the Little Venice canal basin. As this is the start of the Regent's Canal it is known as Brudge 1.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/27/2012 10:54:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMEZAN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:

This bridge, constructed in 1907, carries vehicular and pedestrian traffic over the canal along a road knows as Warwick Avenue. There is a footpath at each side of the crossing and 3, possibly 4 at a push, road lanes with two clearly marked in the north west direction. The bridge has four posts with lights, one placed at each corner of the bridge. Each post also carries the coat-of-arms of Paddington.

The date plaque is set into the railings spanning the bridge. It is painted gold and reads:

Borough of Paddington

Mayor Aldn Herbert Lidiard
Chairman of Works C'ttee
1907 - Aldn Robert Frederick Whur - 1907
Engineer E.B.B. Newton
Contractor                            A.W.J Russell
A.N. Coles Plymouth               Town Clerk

Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1907

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: The Regent's Canal

Parking (safe parking location): N 51° 31.344 W 000° 10.884

Website (if available): Not listed

Date stone, plaque location.: Not listed

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