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Regent's Bridge

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1893. The original Regent Bridge, later named Vauxhall Bridge, opened in 1816.
1903. Inscription found on old bridge uncovered in 1899.

Regent Bridge's in central London, later known as Vauxhall Bridge.

The bridge was built on the site of a former ferry.

Designed by James Walker

1811 Foundation stone laid[1]

Ironwork supplied by the Butterley Co

The bridge crossed the River Thames between Vauxhall on the south bank and Pimlico on the north bank, it was built between 1809 and 1816 as part of a scheme for redeveloping the south bank of the Thames.

Replaced by a new bridge which was opened in 1906 also known as Vauxhall Bridge

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 10, 1811