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The Commercial Public House, Tower Hamlets

Description: The Commercial Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205913

OS Grid Reference: TQ3360382054
OS Grid Coordinates: 533603, 182054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5216, -0.0757

Location: Wheler Street, Poplar, Greater London E1 6NU

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 6NU

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 142 (The Commercial
Public House)
TQ 3382 8/107
Circa 1865. Round ended building occupying an important corner site at the junction
with Wheler Street. White brick with painted stucco dressings. Roof not visible.
3 storeys and panelled frieze with bracketed cornice and blocking course which
rises over name sign with finials. 5 corner windows and 2 end bays with paired
windows on top floor and triple windows on 1st floor. Rusticated pilasters to
end bays. Top floor windows with architraves and bracketed labels and sills,
those of 1st floor round arched with enriched stucco arches and architraves with
masks in medallion keystones. Enriched impost bands with interval lions' heads.
Pub front with Corinthian pilasters. Stucco and cast iron cresting above.

No 142 (The Commercial Public House) and Nos 144 to 146 form a group with the
former Police Station opposite.

Listing NGR: TQ3360382054

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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