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Fairfield Match Works, Tower Hamlets

Description: Fairfield Match Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205968

OS Grid Reference: TQ3747582949
OS Grid Coordinates: 537475, 182949
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5287, -0.0196

Location: Fairfield Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 2QB

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 2QB

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 3 and 4 at
Fairfield Match Works
TQ 3783 7/56
Later C19. Consists of the gatehouse at the southern end, and a pair of cottages.
Red brick with some blue banding. Slate roof with cresting. Gatehouse, 2 storeys,
oriel bay over entrance with carved brick plaques underneath. Porch with corner
pillar. Cottages, irregular plan. 2 storeys, unbarred sash windows in advanced
gabled ends. Large decorative chimneys. Large gothic terracotta arched doorway.
Bas relief of boat on sea with "Security" written below.

The buildings and wall of the listed part of Fairfield Match Works form a group
important in both the social and economic history of Bow.

Listing NGR: TQ3747582949

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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