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Latitude: 51.5035 / 51°30'12"N
Longitude: -0.0112 / 0°0'40"W
OS Eastings: 538130
OS Northings: 180156
OS Grid: TQ381801
Mapcode National: GBR KZ.V6B
Mapcode Global: VHGR1.RGFS
Plus Code: 9C3XGX3Q+9G
Entry Name: Blackwall Basin
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441847
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Blackwall & Cubitt Town
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar
Church of England Diocese: London
1 WEST INDIA DOCKS
TQ 3880 26/904 Blackwall Basin
1800-02 William Jessop engineer. The first non tidal basin in the Port of
London. Same construction as Import and Export Docks with concave buttressed
quay walls, the copings, mostly, surviving here, of good ashlar masonry.
The locks enlarged in the 1890s follow in the tradition with brick lined chambers
and granite quays. The lock into the Poplar Railway Dock dates from the 1890s,
see under Preston's Road.
Listing NGR: TQ3813080156
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