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19a, Leman Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitechapel, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5142 / 51°30'50"N

Longitude: -0.0707 / 0°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 533972

OS Northings: 181234

OS Grid: TQ339812

Mapcode National: GBR XC.8D

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.Q6HL

Entry Name: 19a, Leman Street

Listing Date: 30 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206461

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitechapel

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George-in-the-East

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

LEMAN STREET
1.
4431
(east side)
TQ 3381 14/1 No. 19A
II
2.
Former dispensary, now disused. Dated 1858. Architect G H Simmonds. Unpaint-
ed stucco. Roof not visible. 2 storeys plus basement. 7 bays, centre
5 breaking forward slightly. Rusticated quoins; channelling to ground floor.
Central round headed, corniced entrance with balcony over. Square headed keystoned
windows to ground floor centre 5 bays; round headed windows to outer bays to
ground floor. Square headed architraved windows to upper floor with alternating
segmental and triangular pediments to centre 5 bays except centre one which is
surmounted by cartouche stucco band between storeys with words 'supported by volunt-
ary contributions'. Stucco band to parapet but cornice removed. Built as the
East London Dispensary to provide free medical and surgical help to the poor.

Illustrated London News 19.2.1859
The East London Observer 19.2.1859


Listing NGR: TQ3397281234

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