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Latitude: 51.5042 / 51°30'14"N
Longitude: -0.0568 / 0°3'24"W
OS Eastings: 534963
OS Northings: 180147
OS Grid: TQ349801
Mapcode National: GBR J9.VS5
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.YGT8
Entry Name: E,f and G Warehouse Block, Gun Wharves
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441791
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1W
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: St Katharine's & Wapping
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
WAPPING HIGH STREET E1
TQ 3480 22/1 'E', 'F' and 'G' warehouse
block, Gun Wharves
C1910 warehouse block complementing the riverside Gun Wharves block on opposite
side of road and thus forming one of the rare surviving 'canyons' in dockland.
Similar but slightly later build. Seven storeys stock brick with compo stone
architectural trim. Front to High Street bends to centre with road line. Eight bays
with windows and hatch ranks set in full height panels rising from Engineering brick
trimmed plinth and with stepped brick heads, creating pilaster strip effect. Flush
plat bands to fifth and seventh floors. Moulded cornice and parapet. Two-light
mullioned windows with lintels. Hatch ranks have white nosing brick trim to reveals.
Short section of panelled parapet pierced by lunette rather as bellcot. Western
hatch rank has lattice curved jib crane pivot mounted to top floor with detached,
curved operating box. East section elevation similar with 9 bays, 2 straight jib
cranes. See entry for No. 126 to 130 Gun Wharves Wapping High Street (qv).
Listing NGR: TQ3500680134
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