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Prospect of Whitby Public House, Tower Hamlets

Description: Prospect of Whitby Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 206332

OS Grid Reference: TQ3535580496
OS Grid Coordinates: 535355, 180496
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5072, -0.0510

Location: 57 Wapping Wall, Poplar, Greater London E1W 3 E1W 3SH

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1W 3SH

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Listing Text

4431 (South West Side)
TQ 3580 23/821 No 57 (Prospect of Whitby
Public House)
II 29.12.50
Original building said to be circa 1520 but north-west, or front, elevation refaced
early C19. Yellow brick, roof not visible. 3 storeys, 3 windows. Architraves
to recessed sashes with glazing bars. return or south-west elevation in imitation
stone now painted white. Flush frame window. River elevation has hooded balcony
with needled balustrade. Interior much altered but some C18 dado panelling on
1st floor. Included principally for historic associations and as a surviving
riverside inn.

No 57 (The Prospect of Whitby Public House), Pelican Stairs and the London
Hydraulic Power Company's Pumping Station form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3535580496

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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