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Free Trade Wharf, Tower Hamlets

Description: Free Trade Wharf

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206048

OS Grid Reference: TQ3578080814
OS Grid Coordinates: 535780, 180814
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5099, -0.0448

Location: Jardine Road, Poplar, Greater London E1W 3 E1W 3HP

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1W 3HP

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Listing Text

4431 (South Side) (South 34de) )
Free Trade Wharf
TQ 3580 23/814
Erected 1796 with some later additions and alterations. Stock brick with white
stone dressings. Central entrance (rebuilt 1934) surmounted by entablature and
cornice bearing a plinth on which stand the arms of the East India Company, of
C18 date.
On either side advanced wings of 3 storeys with stone cornice and blocking course.
Band below 1st floor sill height. Stone plinth. Recessed arch extends from ground
level to above 1st floor window, that of western wing is blind. Windows of eastern
wing with flat stone lintels and sills, glazing bars intact. Stone banding continues
over further eastern and western wings which were originally, probably, of 1 storey
but now altered and height increased. At back, higher gabled ends of warehouse

Listing NGR: TQ3578080814

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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