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Forecourt Wall and Gates to Old Bishopsgate Goods Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, Hackney

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5231 / 51°31'23"N

Longitude: -0.0772 / 0°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 533492

OS Northings: 182222

OS Grid: TQ334822

Mapcode National: GBR V8.S5

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.MZ17

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall and Gates to Old Bishopsgate Goods Station

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425980

Location: Hackney, London, E1

County: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoxton East & Shoreditch

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Spitalfields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET El
1.
5013 (East Side)
-------------------------
Forecourt Wall and Gates to
Old Bishopsgate Goods Station
TQ 3382 35/558
II

2.
Late C19. At east side a red brick wall having wide entrance with stone entablature
and tall panelled parapet over holding elliptical oriel bay with 3 sash windows.
Oriel is of stone with console bracketed cornice and scrolled abutments to parapet.
Hoodmoulds over windows. Double wrought iron entrance gates, each of 3 panels
with large ornamental medallion in centre panel, and top cresting. Double standards
below half rail. Running west from the north corner of the entrance bay a long
single gate with curved slope down from left to right. 4 panels with medallions,
similar to other gate, and double standards below half rail. Cresting on top slope,
and date: 1884. A tall ornamental cast iron pier, with lamp-brackets, holds west
end of gate, which fastens to shorter similar pier attached to wall at right.


Listing NGR: TQ3349082216

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