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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
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Last Amended: 6 October 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1260135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441621
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14
District: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar
Church of England Diocese: London
In the entry for:
HIGH STREET, POPLAR E14
4431 No 117 (Old Poplar Town
Hall, Council Offices)
TQ 3780 25/902
The address shall be amended to read "Poplar High Street, E14".
These buildings were added to the list by the 16th amendment dated 1st
HIGH STREET, POPLAR E14
4431 No 117 (Old Poplar
TQ 3780 25/902 Town Hall, Council Offices)
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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