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Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge

Sculpture: Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge

Erection date: /5/1874

Inscription

{Inscribed on a stone plaque on the plinth, on the east side:}

Chelsea Embankment - opened May 1874
Lieut.Col. Sir James Macnaghten Hogg KCB, MP - Chairman of the Metropolitan Board of Works
Sir Joseph William Bazalgette CB - Engineer

{On the base of the statue:}
{Encircled in two oak branches:}
1874

{Twice, on ribbons:}
Coalbrookdale

Site: Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge (2 memorials)

SW3, Chelsea Embankment, Albert Bridge Gardens

The lamp standard is one of a pair, the other being at Chelsea Old Church see there for some more information. The metal plaque is laid in the ground in front of the plinth.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge

Information Subjects commemorated

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Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Civil engineer. Born in Enfield.  As chief engineer of the Metropolitan Board...

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Sir James Macnaghten Hogg

Politician and civil administrator. Born in Calcutta. The elder brother of Qu...

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Chelsea Embankment

Designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Apart from providing a pleasant riverside ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge

Information Created by

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Coalbrookdale Company

An iron foundry set up by Abraham Darby in Shropshire.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Chelsea Embankment - Albert Bridge

Information Also at this site

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Chelsea Embankment memorial - restored

An unusually decorative and high quality plaque for such a mundane event. We ...

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