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Albert Family Dwellings, Tower Hamlets

Description: Albert Family Dwellings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205924

OS Grid Reference: TQ3423082020
OS Grid Coordinates: 534230, 182020
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5212, -0.0667

Location: Underwood Road, Poplar, Greater London E1 5AF

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 5AF

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Albert Family Dwellings
TQ 3482 9/138
1848, by William Back for the Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings
of the Poor. One of the earliest extant examples of artisan flats. Stock brick
with stucco eaves band, cornice and blocking course. Bands at 1st and 3rd floor
height. Deal Street facade 5 storeys and basement, 5 bays, of which centre 3
are slightly advanced. Centre 3 light, sash windows flanked by casements,then
outer sashes. Underwood Street facade, 17 windows,end and centre bays slightly
advanced. Paired alternate ranks of sashes and casements.

Nos 20 to 35 (consec) Albert Cottages with Nos 7 to 20 (consec) Victoria
Cottages, form a group, with Howard House and the Albert Family Dwellings,
of different types of C19 artisan housing. This group is also associated with
that on Underwood Road.

Listing NGR: TQ3423082020

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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