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Description: Free Trade Wharf
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
THE HIGHWAY E1
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
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
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Source: English Heritage
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