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Trinity House Chain Locker and Lighthouse Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackwall & Cubitt Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5078 / 51°30'28"N

Longitude: 0.0081 / 0°0'29"E

OS Eastings: 539460

OS Northings: 180676

OS Grid: TQ394806

Mapcode National: GBR LT.LQN

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.3C5G

Entry Name: Trinity House Chain Locker and Lighthouse Block

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441689

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackwall & Cubitt Town

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

ORCHARD PLACE E14
1. Blackwall
4451
TQ 3980 27/3 Trinity House Chain
Locker and Lighthouse
Block
II

2.
C1860 stock brick double gabled range with octagonal lighthouse built into
east gable end nearest river. Coped parapet gable ends. Squat segmental gauged
brick arched windows with wall raised up with segmental head in centre of south
side over blocked former large work doors. Oculi in upper part of gable flank
lighthouse tower which has recessed full height panels to its faces framing
narrow windows with blind panels to "third floor" level. Moulded cornice gallery
around base of circular lantern. Originally there was a similar light to tile
east gable. Same details of fenestration to the north gabled section. This
block served as chain locker shop for the servicing of Trinity House lights
and ships. Still used for repair work.


Listing NGR: TQ3946080676

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

Description

ORCHARD PLACE E14
1. Blackwall
4451
TQ 3980 27/3 Trinity House Chain
Locker and Lighthouse
Block
II

2.
C1860 stock brick double gabled range with octagonal lighthouse built into
east gable end nearest river. Coped parapet gable ends. Squat segmental gauged
brick arched windows with wall raised up with segmental head in centre of south
side over blocked former large work doors. Oculi in upper part of gable flank
lighthouse tower which has recessed full height panels to its faces framing
narrow windows with blind panels to "third floor" level. Moulded cornice gallery
around base of circular lantern. Originally there was a similar light to tile
east gable. Same details of fenestration to the north gabled section. This
block served as chain locker shop for the servicing of Trinity House lights
and ships. Still used for repair work.


Listing NGR: TQ3946080676

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