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The Coppermills (Waterboard Stores), Waltham Forest

Description: The Coppermills (Waterboard Stores)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 206869

OS Grid Reference: TQ3508088296
OS Grid Coordinates: 535080, 188296
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5774, -0.0520

Location: Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 7HQ

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 7HQ

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Listing Text

2/10 Walthamstow, E17

Waterboard Stores
(Formerly listed as
The Old Coppermills)

The address shall be
amended to read:-
Walthamstow, E17

The Coppermills
(Waterboard Stores)


Walthamstow E17

2/10 Waterboard Stores (Formerly
listed as The Old Coppermills )


Former coppermills, now waterboard stores. 1806. Yellow brick, Portland stone
dressings; renewed pantile roof to main block and slate roof to subsidiary wing.
Main block square in plan; east facade of 4 bays, 2 storeys with blind ground
floor and giant segmental arches upon pilasters with Portland stone capitals;
segmental windows inset to upper storey. Entrance to left segmental headed with
blind oculus above. Parapet with brick band below. Fourth bay to right
overlapped by subsidiary advanced wing in matching style, of 2 storeys; 5 bays to
south facade with taller centre having giant segmental relieving arch with inset
vesica to upper storey. Square headed windows, set in giant relieving arches;
glazing bars; casements to ground floor. Later Italianate tower attached to north
of main block, rectangular in plan with arcading, brick eaves cornice and hipped
roof. The coppermills were served by a stream running beneath the building; at
one time it was used for the manufacture of tokens.

Listing NGR: TQ3508088296

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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