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Museum of the Royal Fusiliers and Attached Terrace to Front, Tower Hamlets

Description: Museum of the Royal Fusiliers and Attached Terrace to Front

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 206502

OS Grid Reference: TQ3367180575
OS Grid Coordinates: 533671, 180575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5083, -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
21/887 Museum of the Royal
Fusiliers and attached
terrace to front


Officers' Mess, now Museum. 1845. Squared and coursed limestone with ashlar
dressings; slate roof; stone stacks. Castellated Gothic Revival style with
Domestic Tudor details. Two-storey bays flank 3-storey 2-bay central block.
Tudor-arched 2-light transomed windows above label mould over pointed-arched
doorway to crenellated centre bay, flanked by octagonal turrets with lancets and
trefoil-panelled parapet. Outer bays each have crenellated parapet and canted
Tudor-style bay window with crenellated parapet Tudor-arched mullioned and tran-
somed windows with armond panels to central frieze. Other elevations in similar
style. Subsidiary features: steps to raised terrace to front, with crenellated
piers to pierced balustrade with quatrefoils set in lozenges.

Listing NGR: TQ3367180575

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Source: English Heritage

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