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Albert Family Dwellings

A Grade II Listed Building in Tower Hamlets, London

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Latitude: 51.5212 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.0667 / 0°3'59"W

OS Eastings: 534230

OS Northings: 182020

OS Grid: TQ342820

Mapcode National: GBR Y8.5W

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.S1M6

Entry Name: Albert Family Dwellings

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205924

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Spitalfields & Banglatown

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Spitalfields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Albert Family Dwellings
TQ 3482 9/138
1848, by William Back for the Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings
of the Poor. One of the earliest extant examples of artisan flats. Stock brick
with stucco eaves band, cornice and blocking course. Bands at 1st and 3rd floor
height. Deal Street facade 5 storeys and basement, 5 bays, of which centre 3
are slightly advanced. Centre 3 light, sash windows flanked by casements,then
outer sashes. Underwood Street facade, 17 windows,end and centre bays slightly
advanced. Paired alternate ranks of sashes and casements.

Nos 20 to 35 (consec) Albert Cottages with Nos 7 to 20 (consec) Victoria
Cottages, form a group, with Howard House and the Albert Family Dwellings,
of different types of C19 artisan housing. This group is also associated with
that on Underwood Road.

Listing NGR: TQ3423082020

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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