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St Georges Town Hall, Tower Hamlets

Description: St Georges Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 206511

OS Grid Reference: TQ3483280898
OS Grid Coordinates: 534832, 180898
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5109, -0.0584

Location: 236 Cable Street, Poplar, Greater London E1 2QP

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 2QP

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Listing Text

The following shall be added:

TQ 3480 (south side)

22/892 St Georges Town Hall


Vestry hall. 1860, by A Wilson. Built of brick with Portland stone facade;
slate roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys;
8-window range. Plate-glass sashes to all windows. Porch, to third bay from
right, has banded Doric columns to triglyphed frieze and keyed semi-circular
arched doorway with overlight; steps flanked by iron railings to similar doorway
on left. Rusticated ground floor, with square-headed windows, is articulated by
pilasters continued to Ionic columns which separate first-floor bays and support
a dentilled cornice which has letters ERECTED AD 1860 to frieze; cartouches set
in keyed semi-circular arches over first-floor windows each with Corinthian
columns to cornice and blind balustrade to apron. Cast-iron railings to front.
Interior: vestibule has Doric pilasters to dentilled cornice; cast-iron balus-
trade to imperial staircase. First-floor doors have brackets to cornice over
moulded wood architraves; vestry room to front has panelled dado, Ionic pilas-
ters to dentilled cornice, coffered ceiling and decorative iron balustrade to
public gallery.

Listing NGR: TQ3483280898

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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