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Cheshire Street Baths, Tower Hamlets

Description: Cheshire Street Baths

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205845

OS Grid Reference: TQ3431682370
OS Grid Coordinates: 534316, 182370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5243, -0.0653

Location: B135, Poplar, Greater London E2 6EH

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E2 6EH

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Cheshire Street Baths
TO 3482 9/135
1899. The first building erected under the Baths and Washhouses Acts of Queen
Red brick with white stone banding to upper floor, ground floor rendered and painted.
Coped brick parapet, slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 windows, sashes in architrave
surrounds, those of ground floor with pediments. All windows with glazing bars.
Double arched doorway with keystones and 3 light window with mullions and transom
between. Entablature with cornice and architrave extends overall. Frieze above
each door contains decorative moulding with small figures holding name panels.
1 storey western extension, 2 light and semi-circular windows. Louvred cupola.
Eastern facade has decorative shield with date panel in gable end. Doorway supports
a 2 storey oriel bay with round window above door and 2 light window above. Modillion
cornice. Below oriel, massive brackets and cornice with carved angels in return.
Stone banding.

The Cheshire Street Baths form a group with the Robert Montefiore School (Annexe),
Ramsey Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3431682370

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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