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The Children's House (Nursery School), Tower Hamlets

Description: The Children's House (Nursery School)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205932

OS Grid Reference: TQ3762982680
OS Grid Coordinates: 537629, 182680
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5263, -0.0174

Location: 92 Bruce Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 3HL

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 3HL

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The Children' House
(Nursery School)
TQ 3782 12/907
Circa 1923. Architect C A Voysey. Corner position. Red brick with stucco plinth.
Wide stucco band and eaves cornice above 1st floor and wide bracketed eaves.
3 storeys, 5 windows with end bay slightly recessed. Windows decrease in size
from very large ground floor sashes with glazing bars to similar, but smaller,
1st floor windows. Above, very small casements each of 3 lights with glazing
bars, forming a narrow window band under wide bracketed eaves cornice. Ground
floor windows with moulded stucco architraves, those of 1st floor with louvred
shutters. Door with moulded stucco architrave, fanlight and small flat hood.
Above fanlight bas relief enamelled mural of Virgin and Child with 2 children,
with a border of flowets and fruit.
Facade to Bruce Road has 3 windows, 3 storeys at corner only. Remainder of building finishes in a brick parapet which encloses a roof top play area.
Door in wall adjoining to west also forms part of the design.

Listing NGR: TQ3762982680

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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