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Wine Cellars at Premises of Messers Asher Storey, Tower Hamlets

Description: Wine Cellars at Premises of Messers Asher Storey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206284

OS Grid Reference: TQ3343980669
OS Grid Coordinates: 533439, 180669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5092, -0.0786

Location: A3211, City of London, EC3N 4 EC3N 4AX

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3N 4AX

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Listing Text

4431 (West Side)
Wine Cellars at
Nos 8 to l0 (consec)
(Premises of Messrs
Asher Storey)
TQ 3380 21/717
Mid C19 Cellars. Half in City of London. Situated below raised public terrace.
Outer doorway with rusticated stone quoins set in partly rebuilt wall. C19 crane
alongside. Wine cellars on 3 levels, 20 ins thick walls. Earlier cellars on this
site said to have had connections with All Hallows Church, the Tiger Tavern and
the Tower of London. Iron spiral staircase and plain stone stair. Cylindrical
iron pillars support brick vaulted roof set on closely spaced beams. Vats of
1910-12 of unusual Swiss design lined with glass tiles set in concrete. These
cellars are the last survivor of the formerly extensive wine trade of this area.

Listing NGR: TQ3344380652

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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