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Prusom's Island Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St Katharine's & Wapping, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5053 / 51°30'19"N

Longitude: -0.0551 / 0°3'18"W

OS Eastings: 535079

OS Northings: 180278

OS Grid: TQ350802

Mapcode National: GBR J9.W88

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.0F7D

Entry Name: Prusom's Island Warehouse

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441792

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1W

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: St Katharine's & Wapping

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter London Docks

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

WAPPING HIGH STREET E1
1.
4431 Prusom's Island Warehouse
TQ 3580 23/13
II

2.
Rare survival of early to mid C19 5 storey warehouse, bounded by Hillard's Court
and Cinnamon Street to the east and north. Built of stock brick with plain
parapet coping. Chamfered corner to Hillard's Court with the east elevation
cranked round into Cinnamon Street. Six bay front to High Street. Squat
segmental arched windows with thin Portland stone sills and iron small pane
industrial glazing, flush jamb hatch rank in first bay from west. Large segmental
arched keystoned waggon entrance through ground and first floors with impost
moulding and modernised works entrance next to Hillard's Court corner with
small segmental arched light above retaining wheel pattern to cast ironwork.
The east and west elevations have similar fenestration flanking the flush
jamb hatch ranks. Cast iron pivot hoists with circular braced spandrels.
The straight west elevation windows retain wheel patterned ironwork. Hipped
roofs divided by fire walls. Timber floors and posts but with some later
cast iron stanchions.


Listing NGR: TQ3507980278

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

Description

WAPPING HIGH STREET E1
1.
4431 Prusom's Island Warehouse
TQ 3580 23/13
II

2.
Rare survival of early to mid C19 5 storey warehouse, bounded by Hillard's Court
and Cinnamon Street to the east and north. Built of stock brick with plain
parapet coping. Chamfered corner to Hillard's Court with the east elevation
cranked round into Cinnamon Street. Six bay front to High Street. Squat
segmental arched windows with thin Portland stone sills and iron small pane
industrial glazing, flush jamb hatch rank in first bay from west. Large segmental
arched keystoned waggon entrance through ground and first floors with impost
moulding and modernised works entrance next to Hillard's Court corner with
small segmental arched light above retaining wheel pattern to cast ironwork.
The east and west elevations have similar fenestration flanking the flush
jamb hatch ranks. Cast iron pivot hoists with circular braced spandrels.
The straight west elevation windows retain wheel patterned ironwork. Hipped
roofs divided by fire walls. Timber floors and posts but with some later
cast iron stanchions.


Listing NGR: TQ3507980278

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