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B and C Warehouse,metropolitan Wharf

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5065 / 51°30'23"N

Longitude: -0.0524 / 0°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 535261

OS Northings: 180419

OS Grid: TQ352804

Mapcode National: GBR J9.X1C

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.1DMF

Entry Name: B and C Warehouse,metropolitan Wharf

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441854

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 WALL E1
1.
4431 'B' and 'C' warehouse,
TQ 3580 23/7 Metropolitan Wharf
II GV

2.
C1870-8O, main Metropolitan Wharf warehouse block. Six storeys stock brick with red
brick window arches. Eight bays including off centre ranks of hatches. Bed mould
to deep frieze inscribed with the name of wharf, heavy , modillion bracket moulded
cornice and parapet raised in 2 shallow pediment gables, containing oculi, over
each group of 4 bays. Hatches have small pane glazing and flush panels and are
contained in same reveal up to segmental arch on top floor. Both ranks retain
original pivoting iron hoists with linked circle bracing to spandrels. Windows, small
paned and iron framed have gauged red brick segmental arches. Similar elevation to
riverside wharf but the ground floors of both 'B' and 'C' are opened up with cast
iron columns, with flanges to Doric caps, bearing rivited girder entablature over 4
bays. See entry for 'A' warehouse, Metropolitan Wharf, Wapping Wall E1 (qv)


Listing NGR: TQ3526180419

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

Description

WAPPING WALL E1
1.
4431 'B' and 'C' warehouse,
TQ 3580 23/7 Metropolitan Wharf
II GV

2.
C1870-8O, main Metropolitan Wharf warehouse block. Six storeys stock brick with red
brick window arches. Eight bays including off centre ranks of hatches. Bed mould
to deep frieze inscribed with the name of wharf, heavy , modillion bracket moulded
cornice and parapet raised in 2 shallow pediment gables, containing oculi, over
each group of 4 bays. Hatches have small pane glazing and flush panels and are
contained in same reveal up to segmental arch on top floor. Both ranks retain
original pivoting iron hoists with linked circle bracing to spandrels. Windows, small
paned and iron framed have gauged red brick segmental arches. Similar elevation to
riverside wharf but the ground floors of both 'B' and 'C' are opened up with cast
iron columns, with flanges to Doric caps, bearing rivited girder entablature over 4
bays. See entry for 'A' warehouse, Metropolitan Wharf, Wapping Wall E1 (qv)


Listing NGR: TQ3526180419

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