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19a, Leman Street, Tower Hamlets

Description: 19a, Leman Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 206461

OS Grid Reference: TQ3397281234
OS Grid Coordinates: 533972, 181234
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5142, -0.0707

Location: A1202, Poplar, Greater London E1 8EN

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 8EN

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Listing Text

(east side)
TQ 3381 14/1 No. 19A
Former dispensary, now disused. Dated 1858. Architect G H Simmonds. Unpaint-
ed stucco. Roof not visible. 2 storeys plus basement. 7 bays, centre
5 breaking forward slightly. Rusticated quoins; channelling to ground floor.
Central round headed, corniced entrance with balcony over. Square headed keystoned
windows to ground floor centre 5 bays; round headed windows to outer bays to
ground floor. Square headed architraved windows to upper floor with alternating
segmental and triangular pediments to centre 5 bays except centre one which is
surmounted by cartouche stucco band between storeys with words 'supported by volunt-
ary contributions'. Stucco band to parapet but cornice removed. Built as the
East London Dispensary to provide free medical and surgical help to the poor.

Illustrated London News 19.2.1859
The East London Observer 19.2.1859

Listing NGR: TQ3397281234

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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