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Bow Road London Transport Underground Station, Tower Hamlets

Description: Bow Road London Transport Underground Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205786

OS Grid Reference: TQ3711482736
OS Grid Coordinates: 537114, 182736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5269, -0.0248

Location: 56 Bow Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 2SG

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 2SG

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Bow Road London Transport
Underground Station
TQ 3782 12/291
Mid/later C19 station. Exterior facade to Bow Road of red brick, with stone eaves
cornice and brick blocking course. Hipped slate roof. Alternate round arched
doors, with terra cotta architraves and keystones. Band above. Panelled doors
with fanlights, 4 light windows. Inside, wooden bridge (enclosed) across platforms
and wooden platform canopy, supported by large, cast iron, wall brackets. Barrel
vaulted brick roof extends under road, vaulting supported on cast iron beams and
on large cast iron pillars which extend in a line, following the curve of both
platforms back into the tunnel. 12 columns on one platform, 14 on the other.
Sexagonal, with engaged shafts at each angle, panelled plinths and capitals.
Painted cream.

Bow Road Underground Station, Nos 48-56 (even) with the front boundary wall form
a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3711482736

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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