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Latitude: 51.5217 / 51°31'18"N
Longitude: -0.0715 / 0°4'17"W
OS Eastings: 533893
OS Northings: 182075
OS Grid: TQ338820
Mapcode National: GBR X8.2P
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.Q02R
Entry Name: Former Stables at Truman's Brewery
Listing Date: 27 September 1973
Last Amended: 24 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065279
English Heritage Legacy ID: 205796
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1
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
In the entry for:
1. BRICK LANE E1 and E2
4431 (east side)
TQ 3382 8/100 Black Eagle Brewery
(to north of block on Saul
the address shall be amended to read "BRICK LANE E1 (east side) - no. 152 - former stables
at Truman's Brewery" and the description shall be amended to read as follows:
Former stable block to Truman's Brewery, subsequently adapted as a boiler house and now
fulfilling a variety of functions including offices and a music hall. 1837 by J Davison, AMICE,
with later additions and alterations. Stock brick, with a system of internal iron roof trusses
surviving internally. Rectangular composition to front, extended to rear when the horses gave
way to a boiler house and a chimney added in 1929-30.
Regular 16-bay, three-storey facade to Brick Lane, each bay having one round-arched metal
casement and one round window in arcade surround linked by ground-floor plinth and second
floor band at impost level. Heavy cornice and frieze leads eye to central aediculed pediment
with black eagle which gave the brewery its traditional name. Return elevation to Buxton
Street with metal casements in arcaded surrounds, some renewed brick heads. The interior
partially retains a fireproof iron floor construction, most complete at the southern end.
Sources: Survey of London, vol.XXVII, 1957
Civil Engineer and Architects' Journal, December 1837
BRICK LANE E1 and E2
4431 (East Side)
Black Eagle Brewery
(to north of block on
Saul Street/Brick Lane)
TQ 3382 8/100
Early C19. Yellow stock brick. Cornice with blocking course has centre piece
above with panel and pediment, eagle on apex. 3 storeys, 16 windows, arcade of
recesses enclosing those of 1st and 2nd floors, those of 1st floor in spread,
segmental arches, 2nd floor; majority are bull's eye windows. Ground floor is
plain with entrance doors irregularly placed and moulded band above.
The north return elevation is in Buxton Street.
The buildings of Black Eagle Brewery, on both sides of Brick Lane, form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ3389382075
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