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1-4, Wapping Pier Head E1 (See Details for Further Address Information), Tower Hamlets

Description: 1-4, Wapping Pier Head E1 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 206329

OS Grid Reference: TQ3422780208
OS Grid Coordinates: 534227, 180208
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5049, -0.0674

Location: Orton Street, Poplar, Greater London E1W 1 E1W 1LS

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1W 1LS

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Listing Text

(South Side of Wapping
High Street)
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
TQ 3480 22/779 29.12.50.
1811. Built, with Nos 5 to 10 (consec), as houses for employees of London Docks.
Yellow stock brick with some patching. Stone cornice and brick parapet. Stone
band above ground floor. Stone plinth with segmental arched basement windows
3 storeys and basements, 11 windows including 3 in end bow (1 blank), 3 windows
on southern return. Northern return 4 windows (1 blank) and 1 window on rounded
angle. All sashes with glazing bars. Ground floor windows round arched, recessed
and set in wider brick arch. Gauged flat arches to recessed windows 1st and 2nd
floor. No 1 has di-style Doric porch.

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: TQ3422780208

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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