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Trinity Green (Almshouses and Chapel) Including Gates, Railings, Wall and Piers, Tower Hamlets

Description: Trinity Green (Almshouses and Chapel) Including Gates, Railings, Wall and Piers

Grade: I
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 206075

OS Grid Reference: TQ3505182028
OS Grid Coordinates: 535051, 182028
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5210, -0.0548

Location: 1 Vawdrey Close, London E1 E1 4TS

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 4TS

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Listing Text

(North Side)
29.12.50 Trinity Green
(Almshouses and Chapel)
[Formerly listed as
Trinity Hospital (Almshouses)]
- including gates, railings,
wall and piers
TQ 3582 10/181
TQ 3581 16/181
1695. 2 rows of cottages facing central courtyard with detached chapel at north
end. Red brick with tiled roofs. 1 storey and basement. Wood block and bracketed
eaves cornice. Pediments over 3rd pair (from north) in each row which project
with brick rusticated quoins. Entrances coupled under wide hoods on carved brackets.
Flush frame windows. The ends facing main road are of 2 storeys. Each at ground
floor has 2 windows with stone architraves and carved keystones, rusticated quoins
at angles and stone modillioned cornice with inscribed central cartouche. Above,
a brick niche with stone architrave in narrow brick gable surmounted by pediment
with stone mouldings and vases. Entrance to courtyard has iron gates with wrought
iron railings, stone piers and curving brick wall.
The chapel is 2 storeys externally. stucco with rusticated quoins and ground
storey. Front furnished with modillioned cornice and pediment, with cartouche
of William III in tympanum. Entrance with segmental pediment approached by flight
of stone steps curving outwards with iron balustrade. At rear, later addition
in brick (patched after war damage).
(The northern C19 ranges now demolished.)

The Trinity Green Almshouses, Chapel, gates, railings, walls and piers, form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3506881996

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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