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Old Poplar Town Hall and Council Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Poplar, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.0157 / 0°0'56"W

OS Eastings: 537801

OS Northings: 180782

OS Grid: TQ378807

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.LQ5

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.PB1D

Entry Name: Old Poplar Town Hall and Council Offices

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Locality: Poplar

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 6 October 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441621

Source ID: 1260135

Listing Text

In the entry for:
HIGH STREET, POPLAR E14
1.
4431 No 117 (Old Poplar Town
Hall, Council Offices)
TQ 3780 25/902

II

The address shall be amended to read "Poplar High Street, E14".

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These buildings were added to the list by the 16th amendment dated 1st
July 1983.

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HIGH STREET, POPLAR E14
1.
4431 No 117 (Old Poplar
TQ 3780 25/902 Town Hall, Council Offices)
II.
2.
Dated 1870, built on a corner site with octagonal tower capped by finialed copper
dome holding the corner. Stock brick with Portland stone dressings and some
polychromy in a High Victorian free Gothic with some Venetian detailing. Two
storey wings abutt the corner tower, that to north along Woodstock Terrace taller
and of more Venetian inspiration with coupled and quadrupled groups of tall
narrow windows divided by granite foliate copped shafts, to the piano mobile and
with deep stone bracketed eaves cornice to steep hipped slate roof. The west wing
has a steep gable end slate roof with gabled dormers and stone coped gables. The
corner tower has more ornate detailing with bracket cornice and pierced work
parapet over first floor; dog toothed eaves cornice to dome and with gablets to
alternate narrower faces. Shafted portal with carved archivolt and spandrels.
Vermiculated dwarf walls support cast iron area railings terminating in pedestals,
those flanking doorway surmounted by Gothic shaft cast iron lamp standards.


Listing NGR: TQ3780180782

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