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46 and 48, Copperfield Road E3, Tower Hamlets

Description: 46 and 48, Copperfield Road E3

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 206464

OS Grid Reference: TQ3638481805
OS Grid Coordinates: 536384, 181805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5187, -0.0357

Location: 34 Copperfield Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 4RR

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 4RR

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Listing Text


II Nos 46 and 48

Former Free Ragged Day School, now warehouse. Built as warehouses in early 1870's,
No 46 converted for use as school in 1876, No 48 in 1895. Some alterations.
Yellow brick, painted to No 48. Roof not visible. Three storeys, No 46 of 6 bays,
No 48 of 3.Entrances to second and fifth bays of No 46 and to centre of No 48
which break forward slightly. Paired windows to No 48 and to first and sixth bays
of No 46, except top floor. Segmental treads. Sashes, mainly tripartite to No 46.
Plateglass,Pilaster strips to ends and centre of No 46. Cornice and central
pediment with attached belcote to No 46. Parapet to No 48. Wallcrane to centre
bay of No 48 and one to each of second and fifth bay of No 46, at top floor level.
School provided by Dr Barnardo. Understood to have been one of the largest ragged
schools in London and the last to close, in 1908. Also operated as Factory Girls
Club and Institute, 1877 to 1915.

Listing NGR: TQ3638481805

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Source: English Heritage

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