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Shiplake House, Tower Hamlets

Description: Shiplake House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205727

OS Grid Reference: TQ3359082546
OS Grid Coordinates: 533590, 182546
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5260, -0.0757

Location: Calvert Avenue, Poplar, Greater London E2 7JR

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E2 7JR

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Listing Text

Shiplake House
TQ 3382 8/70
1899. Red brick, glazed ground floor. Upper storeys banded with orange brickwork,
bands increase in width towards top of building. Slate roof. String courses above
ground and 3rd floor windows. 4 storeys and 2 extra storeys in central gable.
3 bays width, outer windows form canted bays between 1st and 3rd floors with stucco
dressings to base. Central window with stucco keystones. Paired ground floor
sashes with segmental arches flank central round arched door with chequered tympanum
and short pilasters between door and narrow flanking windows. Windows of top
2 floors in central bay have stuccoed tympana and keystones and are flanked by
banded brick pilasters. Contemporary sashes with glazing bars. Facade to Calvert
Avenue 12 windows, 3 gables. Ground floor has contemporary shop fronts set under
a common cornice.

See General note under Boundary Estate.

Listing NGR: TQ3359682543

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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