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St Georges Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shadwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5109 / 51°30'39"N

Longitude: -0.0584 / 0°3'30"W

OS Eastings: 534832

OS Northings: 180898

OS Grid: TQ348808

Mapcode National: GBR J9.FY6

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.X9Z2

Entry Name: St Georges Town Hall

Listing Date: 11 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206511

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Shadwell

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

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Listing Text

The following shall be added:

CABLE STREET
TQ 3480 (south side)

22/892 St Georges Town Hall

GV II

Vestry hall. 1860, by A Wilson. Built of brick with Portland stone facade;
slate roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys;
8-window range. Plate-glass sashes to all windows. Porch, to third bay from
right, has banded Doric columns to triglyphed frieze and keyed semi-circular
arched doorway with overlight; steps flanked by iron railings to similar doorway
on left. Rusticated ground floor, with square-headed windows, is articulated by
pilasters continued to Ionic columns which separate first-floor bays and support
a dentilled cornice which has letters ERECTED AD 1860 to frieze; cartouches set
in keyed semi-circular arches over first-floor windows each with Corinthian
columns to cornice and blind balustrade to apron. Cast-iron railings to front.
Interior: vestibule has Doric pilasters to dentilled cornice; cast-iron balus-
trade to imperial staircase. First-floor doors have brackets to cornice over
moulded wood architraves; vestry room to front has panelled dado, Ionic pilas-
ters to dentilled cornice, coffered ceiling and decorative iron balustrade to
public gallery.


Listing NGR: TQ3483280898

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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