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Town of Ramsgate Public House, Tower Hamlets

Description: Town of Ramsgate Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206320

OS Grid Reference: TQ3460180050
OS Grid Coordinates: 534601, 180050
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5034, -0.0621

Location: Wapping Old Stairs, Poplar, Greater London E1W 2 E1W 2PN

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

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Listing Text

(south Side)
Town of Ramsgate
Public House
TQ 3480 22/787
C18 on earlier foundation, later additions and extensive alterations to facade.
Brown brick with eaves cornice and blocking course, stone band between ground
and 1st floor. Roof not visible. 3 storeys and dormers. 1 window 2nd floor recessed
with brick side pilasters, sash window, vertical glazing bars only. 1st floor
window with glazing bars. Corner door and additional window facing west. Rear
canted 1st floor bay window. Inside, beamed ceilings, benches, plank panelling
and engraved glass screen.
Judge Jeffreys was reputedly captured at this inn. Included for interior, group
value and historical associations.

The iron railings and paved roadway of Wapping Pier Head form a group with
Nos 1 to 15 (consec) and No 4½, Town of Ramsgate Public House, Oliver's Wharf
and this section of the wall and entrance to London Docks, and 4 Bollards,
Wapping Old Stairs, Wapping High Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3460180050

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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