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St John's Wharves Warehouses North Block (Oddbin's Limited)

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

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Latitude: 51.5034 / 51°30'12"N

Longitude: -0.0604 / 0°3'37"W

OS Eastings: 534714

OS Northings: 180059

OS Grid: TQ347800

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.K7

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.WGXT

Plus Code: 9C3XGW3Q+9R

Entry Name: St John's Wharves Warehouses North Block (Oddbin's Limited)

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441786

Location: St. Katharine's and Wapping, Tower Hamlets, London, E1W

County: 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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4431 St John's Wharves ware-
houses north block
(Oddbin's Ltd)
TQ 3480 22/13

Dated 1873 (date stone laid by John Rober Hall, Charles Duncan? architect). A large
warehouse block on corner site with Dundee Street. Six storeys stock brick with
white Suffolk brick segmental window arches and banding at first and third floor
impost levels. Corner rounded off. Dundee Street elevation, which bends with road
line, retains substantial length of original deeply moulded brick cornice, cut back
towards corner and facing High Street; parapet with stone coping. Eight bays to High
Street and nine to Dundee Street. Segmental arched windows with small pane iron
framed glazing, stone sills. One pair of full height ranks to High Street and 2 pairs
to Dundee Street with white brick bull nosed reveals, small pane glazing to tongue and
groove hatch doors. Cast iron panelled lintels as sole plates to hatch ranks and over
ground floor windows below them. Office doors to both elevations with rusticated-
verniculated surrounds and voussoirs, keystone to Dundee Street doorway. Lattice plate
bridges at second and fifth floor levels across road to St John's Wharves 'A' and 'E' ware-
houses. Interior has cast iron columns with flagged caps timber first floor but concrete
beam upper floors. Linked to 'A' and 'E' Warehouses St Johs Wharves, Wapping High
Street E1 (qv). Also has architectural interest, with its rounded corners, arched
windows, and white brick bands. A particularly good warehouse of its period. It
would also appear to make extremely early use of concrete beams.

Listing NGR: TQ3471480059

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