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Blackwall Basin

A Grade I Listed Building in Blackwall & Cubitt Town, Tower Hamlets

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441847

Location: Blackwall and Cubitt Town, Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: 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

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Listing Text

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

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

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