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E,f and G Warehouse Block, Gun Wharves

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441791

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1W

County: London

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

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Listing Text

WAPPING HIGH STREET E1
1.
4431
TQ 3480 22/1 'E', 'F' and 'G' warehouse
block, Gun Wharves
II GV

2.
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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