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East India Dock Pumping Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Poplar, London

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Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.004 / 0°0'14"W

OS Eastings: 538616

OS Northings: 180811

OS Grid: TQ386808

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.PP1

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.WB8C

Entry Name: East India Dock Pumping Station

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205944

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Poplar

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

4431 (South Side)
East India Dock Pumping
TQ 3880 26/877
Mid C19. Italianate influence. Stock brick with blue brick and white stone dressings
Eastern companile tower with 3 bay, 1 storey building to west. Arcaded tower has
pyramidal ribbed leaded roof with finial. Top storey has 3 arched recesses with
white stone keys in blue brick dressings. Recesses bricked except for roundel
under arch. Wide band and coved soffit separates lower portion which has 3 similar
arched recessed panels extending from tower base. Rusticated blue brick corner
quoins. 1 storey wing has modillion brick cornice with blocking course above,
centre bay with brick pediment. Large round headed, double arches to centre and
eastern bay. Western bay has central arch with flanking round arched windows
with glazing bars. The 3 large arches with separated and shaped blue brick voussoirs.
Parts of arches now bricked up.

The East India Dock Pumping Station forms a group with the East India Dock
Boundary Wall and the Embankment Wall and steps on Naval Row.

Listing NGR: TQ3861680811

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