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St John's Schools, Tower Hamlets

Description: St John's Schools

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 206215

OS Grid Reference: TQ3465980092
OS Grid Coordinates: 534659, 180092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5037, -0.0612

Location: Scandrett Street, Poplar, Greater London E1W 2 E1W 2UP

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1W 2UP

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Listing Text

(East Side)
St John's Schools
TQ 3480 22/762 29.12.50.
1760. Yellow stock brick with parapet, brick band above ground and 2nd floors,
bracketed cornice above 1st floor. Roof not visible. 3 storeys and basement,
4 windows. Central entrance bay with coupled Doric doorcases and twin niches
on lst floor containing contemporary figures of boy and girl with pediment above
and elliptical window in tympanum. Recessed windows, ground floor segmental heads,
1st floor, semi-circular heads.
Early C19, 2 storeyed, 5 windowed southern extension, cornice aligning with that
of main building. Blocking course. 3 semi-circular windows, centre 1st floor
with archivolts and impost bands. Entrances in end bays with consoles and swags
above. Ground floor has single segmental-headed 3 light window in centre. Windows
now removed or boarded and figures boarded whilst restoration continues.

Listing NGR: TQ3465980092

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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