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East India Dock Pumping Station, Tower Hamlets

Description: East India Dock Pumping Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205944

OS Grid Reference: TQ3861680811
OS Grid Coordinates: 538616, 180811
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5092, -0.0040

Location: Naval Row, Poplar, Greater London E14 2BB

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E14 2BB

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Listing Text

4431 (South Side)
East India Dock Pumping
TQ 3880 26/877
Mid C19. Italianate influence. Stock brick with blue brick and white stone dressings
Eastern companile tower with 3 bay, 1 storey building to west. Arcaded tower has
pyramidal ribbed leaded roof with finial. Top storey has 3 arched recesses with
white stone keys in blue brick dressings. Recesses bricked except for roundel
under arch. Wide band and coved soffit separates lower portion which has 3 similar
arched recessed panels extending from tower base. Rusticated blue brick corner
quoins. 1 storey wing has modillion brick cornice with blocking course above,
centre bay with brick pediment. Large round headed, double arches to centre and
eastern bay. Western bay has central arch with flanking round arched windows
with glazing bars. The 3 large arches with separated and shaped blue brick voussoirs.
Parts of arches now bricked up.

The East India Dock Pumping Station forms a group with the East India Dock
Boundary Wall and the Embankment Wall and steps on Naval Row.

Listing NGR: TQ3861680811

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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