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Bryant and May Factory, Main Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow East, London

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Latitude: 51.5314 / 51°31'53"N

Longitude: -0.0209 / 0°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 537377

OS Northings: 183243

OS Grid: TQ373832

Mapcode National: GBR K3.CD5

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.LRBX

Plus Code: 9C3XGXJH+HM

Entry Name: Bryant and May Factory, Main Building

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206482

ID on this website: 101065761

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: Building Gated community Factory

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TQ 3783 7/200 Bryant and May
Factory, main

Match factory 1909-10. Designed by Messrs Holman and Goodsham. Red brick; low
pitched roof. Concrete (?) frame. 5 storeys, with 2 tall towers of 10 stages.
L-shaped block enclosing 2 attached low wings and a tall circular chimney.
Plaster strips rising from ground to brick cornice between each bay. Segmental
headed windows with metal framed windows; small panes. Square tower to each
wing containing staircases and water storage tanks for original built in sprinkler
system; narrower segmental windows; top stage corbelled out.

An impressive building embodying the environmental requirements desirable for
the manufacture of matches.

Listing NGR: TQ3737783243

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