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Latitude: 51.5142 / 51°30'50"N
Longitude: -0.0707 / 0°4'14"W
OS Eastings: 533972
OS Northings: 181234
OS Grid: TQ339812
Mapcode National: GBR XC.8D
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.Q6HL
Entry Name: 19a, Leman Street
Listing Date: 30 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206461
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Whitechapel
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St George-in-the-East
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3381 14/1 No. 19A
Former dispensary, now disused. Dated 1858. Architect G H Simmonds. Unpaint-
ed stucco. Roof not visible. 2 storeys plus basement. 7 bays, centre
5 breaking forward slightly. Rusticated quoins; channelling to ground floor.
Central round headed, corniced entrance with balcony over. Square headed keystoned
windows to ground floor centre 5 bays; round headed windows to outer bays to
ground floor. Square headed architraved windows to upper floor with alternating
segmental and triangular pediments to centre 5 bays except centre one which is
surmounted by cartouche stucco band between storeys with words 'supported by volunt-
ary contributions'. Stucco band to parapet but cornice removed. Built as the
East London Dispensary to provide free medical and surgical help to the poor.
Illustrated London News 19.2.1859
The East London Observer 19.2.1859
Listing NGR: TQ3397281234
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