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Blackwall Pier and Entrance Lock to Former East India Dock Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackwall & Cubitt Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5081 / 51°30'29"N

Longitude: 0.0034 / 0°0'12"E

OS Eastings: 539131

OS Northings: 180701

OS Grid: TQ391807

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.RK2

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.0CN6

Entry Name: Blackwall Pier and Entrance Lock to Former East India Dock Basin

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441617

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackwall & Cubitt Town

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

EAST INDIA DOCK E14
1.
4431 Blackwall Pier and
Entrance Lock to former
TQ 3980 27/1 East India Dock Basin
II

2.
C1803 origin with later enlargement, the entrance lock to Rennie and Walker's
East India Dock Basin. Brick faced with ashlar coping to quays, partly timber
fended. The lock has now been backed filled up to later C19 iron plated lock
gates but beyond them the quay walls have pairs of grooves cut in ashlar blocks
probably for earlier set of gates. The quays and pier retain their complement of
bollards and capstans.


Listing NGR: TQ3913180701

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

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