History in Structure

Fairfield Match Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow East, London

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.5312 / 51°31'52"N

Longitude: -0.0223 / 0°1'20"W

OS Eastings: 537276

OS Northings: 183219

OS Grid: TQ372832

Mapcode National: GBR K3.C18

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.KSK1

Plus Code: 9C3XGXJH+F3

Entry Name: Fairfield Match Works

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205968

ID on this website: 101065190

Location: Festubert Place, Tower Hamlets, London, E3

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Bow East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Old Ford

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Gatehouse Cottage

Find accommodation in


(East Side)
Nos 3 and 4 at
Fairfield Match Works
TQ 3783 7/56
Later C19. Consists of the gatehouse at the southern end, and a pair of cottages.
Red brick with some blue banding. Slate roof with cresting. Gatehouse, 2 storeys,
oriel bay over entrance with carved brick plaques underneath. Porch with corner
pillar. Cottages, irregular plan. 2 storeys, unbarred sash windows in advanced
gabled ends. Large decorative chimneys. Large gothic terracotta arched doorway.
Bas relief of boat on sea with "Security" written below.

The buildings and wall of the listed part of Fairfield Match Works form a group
important in both the social and economic history of Bow.

Listing NGR: TQ3727683219

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.