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Marlow House, Tower Hamlets

Description: Marlow House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205728

OS Grid Reference: TQ3358382575
OS Grid Coordinates: 533583, 182575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5263, -0.0758

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

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

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Listing Text

Marlow House
TQ 3382 8/71
1899. Red brick, glazed on ground floor, above, red brick with orange brick banding,
increasing in width to top of building. Slate roof. 4 storeys and dormers and
1 in gables (5 and attic facing Arnold Circus). 5 bays at ground floor level
of which 4 sash windows are under segmental arches. Door with semi- circular
arch, chequered tympanum and narrow flanking windows with pilasters. Canted oriels
from 1st to 3rd floor. Between oriels, recessed vertical panel with bipartite
sash windows under segmental arches with double stucco keystones. 4th floor,
bays separated by brick pilasters, windows with semi-circular arches and stuccoed
tympana. Large white stucco sill band separates 1 bay 5th floor. Bipartite sash
window. Steep gable above. Facade to Calvert Avenue 17 windows, 3 sets of gables.
Ground floor has contemporary shop fronts set under a common cornice.

See General note under Boundary Estate.

Listing NGR: TQ3356882581

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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