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Kingsley Hall, Tower Hamlets

Description: Kingsley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206183

OS Grid Reference: TQ3784382728
OS Grid Coordinates: 537843, 182728
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5266, -0.0143

Location: Powis Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 3HE

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 3HE

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Listing Text

4431 (East Side)
Kingsley Hall
TQ 3782 12/318
Circa 1928. Architect Charles Cowles-Voysey. Red brick with blue brick ground floor and
rendered coved cornice. Roof not visible. Irregular building and facade. 4
storeys, 3 bay facade with slightly recessed, northern 1 bay tower. Centre double
doors with narrow flanking windows under flat hood. Above 3 small windows below
iron balcony on corbels which fronts 3 large round arched windows. Top floor has
a band of smaller windows below the eaves.
Plaque records that Mahatma Gandhi stayed here in 193l.
Interesting interior with vaulting above windows and stained glass window (by
Eugene Yoors, Belguim) to George Lansbury.

Listing NGR: TQ3784382728

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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