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London College of Furniture

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5283 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.0846 / 0°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 532966

OS Northings: 182778

OS Grid: TQ329827

Mapcode National: GBR T6.4B

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.HV49

Entry Name: London College of Furniture

Listing Date: 3 January 1950

Last Amended: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425864

Location: Hackney, London, N1

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoxton West

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John the Baptist with Christchurch, Hoxton

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

PITFIELD STREET N1
1.
5013 (West Side)
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London College of Furniture
(Formerly listed as the
Shoreditch Training College)
TQ 3282 34/481 3.1.50.
II

2.
1825 by D R Roper, originally the Haberdashers' Almshouses. 2 storeys attic and
basement. Central projecting tetrastyle portico with pediment, wreaths in frieze
and fluted Doric columns. Central entrance doors in moulded architrave. At either
side a 4-window section and a 1-window projecting end wing. Slated mansard roof
with round-headed dormers. Yellow stock brick with stone frieze, cornice and parapet.
Sah windows with glazing bars in stucco-lined reveals, those on ground floor of
wings tripartite, Moulded stone architraves to ground floor windows and to doors
in outer bays of link sections. 5 steps to stylobate of portico have side walls
carrying iron lampholders. Low stone piers support modern area railings.


Listing NGR: TQ3296682778

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

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