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Millwall Fire Station, Tower Hamlets

Description: Millwall Fire Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 206483

OS Grid Reference: TQ3801078358
OS Grid Coordinates: 538010, 178358
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4873, -0.0136

Location: 459 Westferry Road, Poplar, Greater London E14 3AH

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E14 3AH

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Listing Text

TQ 3878 31/906 Millwall Fire Station
TQ 3778 30/906

Fire station. 1904-5. Designed by the Fire Brigade section of the London
County Council Architects' Department. Painted stone to groundfloor; brick
above. Slate mansard roof. 3 storeys plus roof storey. 7 bays. Entrance,
square headed, to third bay from left. 2 Appliance Room entrances, square
headed, to right, with replacement metal doors. 3 square headed sashed
windows to ground floor, now with plate glass windows. Cornice above ground
floor. Upper floors treated symmetrically with giant pilasters rising
through first and second floors, the centre pair more widely spaced than the
others and the centre bay surmounted by scrolly open pediment in brick.
Segmental headed paired sashed windows to first floor, except to centre bay,
which has triplet of square headed windows surmounted by segmental pediment
and prominent central keystone. Square headed paired windows to second floor.
Square headed dormer windows with segmental pediments, except to the centre
window which has triangular pediment in brick. Sashes; glazing bars, except
to ground floor. Brick dentil cornice above second floor. Tall slab
chimneys. Return to right with 3 circular windows, one set in single storeyed
rear block which has scalloped parapet.

Listing NGR: TQ3801078358

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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