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Latitude: 51.512 / 51°30'43"N
Longitude: -0.0349 / 0°2'5"W
OS Eastings: 536459
OS Northings: 181059
OS Grid: TQ364810
Mapcode National: GBR K4.FVN
Mapcode Global: VHGR1.B8W7
Entry Name: Former Railway Lookout Tower
Listing Date: 27 September 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065116
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206095
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Limehouse
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Anne Limehouse
Church of England Diocese: London
MILL PLACE E14
TQ 3681 17/656
Mid C19. Former railway lookout tower on a straight line to Fenchurch Street.
The former Blackwall Railway Line joined the Fenchurch Street Line at the junction adjacent to the tower. Used in the post semaphore era of signalling.
Octagonal shape. Stock brick with white brick and stone dressings. Brick blocking course above stone cornice. 3 windows on alternate faces. Chimney now at rear.
Listing NGR: TQ3645981059
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