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The Old Hospital Block and Raised Terrace and Railings, Tower Hamlets

Description: The Old Hospital Block and Raised Terrace and Railings

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 206501

OS Grid Reference: TQ3367280545
OS Grid Coordinates: 533672, 180545
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5080, -0.0753

Location: Tower Bridge Approach, Poplar, Greater London E1W 1 EC3N 4AB

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3N 4AB

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Listing Text

TQ 3380
21/886 The Old Hospital Block
and Raised Terrace and


Two houses, now flats. Built in 1718 as houses for Ordnance clerks. Flemish
bond brick; gabled old plain roof; brick ridge and end stacks.

Double-depth plan. 3 storeys with basement and attic; each house of symmetrical
6-window range. Carved brackets to flat hoods with panelled soffits above
segmental-arched 6-panelled (2 glazed) doors. Gauged red brick segmental arches
over mid/late C19 twelve-pane sashes to ground and second floors; similar semi-
circular arches over similar first-floor windows with radiating glazing bars.
Raised string courses beneath second-floor windows and stone-coped parapet.
Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. Subsidiary features: raised
stone-coped brick terrace to front, including wrought-iron railings with urn

Listing NGR: TQ3367280545

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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