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Burrell's Wharf Office Block to South East of Main Gate and Works Range to South with Chimney Stack

A Grade II Listed Building in Island Gardens, London

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Latitude: 51.4877 / 51°29'15"N

Longitude: -0.0192 / 0°1'9"W

OS Eastings: 537620

OS Northings: 178392

OS Grid: TQ376783

Mapcode National: GBR K5.ZTP

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.MV5W

Entry Name: Burrell's Wharf Office Block to South East of Main Gate and Works Range to South with Chimney Stack

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441840

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Island Gardens

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Isle of Dogs

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1. Isle of Dogs
No 262 Burrell's Wharf
office block to south-east
TQ 3778 30/1 of Main Gate and works
range to south with
chimney stack

C1860 office block to former iron works (now Burrell's Colours). A tall 3 storey
stock brick block with a domestic elevation arranged as a pair of 2 bay house fronts
and with a third one very slightly recessed to left. Upper floors have glazing bar
sash windows with flat gauged arches and stucco sills. Parapet and coping with brick
strings. Three windows, one now a doorway, on ground floor and 3 doorways with
plain stucco surrounds and cornice hoods on elongated console-brackets. Four bay
side elevation to entrance yard with parapet returned. A short section of parapeted
wall projects to flank gateway and contains a round arched doorway for pedestrian
access, large brick keystone and imposts to arch. A wing extends to rear on 2
storeys with parapet. Segmental and round arched windows, succeeded to south by a 2
storey works range with segmental arched windows. Abutting the west side of this
range is a lofty octagonal tapering chimney stack on conical pedestal base,
probably introduced when the premises became a paint manufactory. An integral part
of one of the few surviving iron foundries once so important for shipbuilding in the
Docklands. See also description for Burrell's wharf West Ferry Road (qv)

Listing NGR: TQ3762078392

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

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