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Waterloo Block

A Grade II Listed Building in St Katharine's & Wapping, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5086 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.076 / 0°4'33"W

OS Eastings: 533620

OS Northings: 180607

OS Grid: TQ336806

Mapcode National: GBR WF.2C

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.MBPV

Entry Name: Waterloo Block

Listing Date: 30 November 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206503

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, EC3N

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: St Katharine's & Wapping

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

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Listing Text

THE TOWER OF LONDON
TQ 3380
21/888 Waterloo Block

GV II

Barracks, now museum and offices. 1845. Squared and coursed limestone with
ashlar dressings; slate roof; stone stacks. Castellated Gothic Revival style
with Domestic Tudor details. 3 storeys; 19-window range. Corbelled crenellated
parapet over recessed central bay, with ogee-arched window over Tudor-arched
3-light windows above pointed-arched doorway, which is flanked by octagonal
turrets with lancets and gargoyles to string course beneath crenellated parapet.
7-bay ranges, with crenellated parapets and Tudor-arched 2-light transomed
windows set in recessed bays, are terminated by slightly-projecting square
towers, each with corbelled crenellated parapet, similar fenestration and
corbelled square bay window. Other elevations in similar style. Interior:
remodelled in mid C20, but retains some segmental brick vaulting. Built to
accommodate nearly 1,000 soldiers, after 1841 fire had destroyed Grand Storehouse
on site.


Listing NGR: TQ3362080607

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