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Millwall Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Island Gardens, London

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Latitude: 51.4873 / 51°29'14"N

Longitude: -0.0136 / 0°0'49"W

OS Eastings: 538010

OS Northings: 178358

OS Grid: TQ380783

Mapcode National: GBR L1.16N

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.QW45

Entry Name: Millwall Fire Station

Listing Date: 11 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206483

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

TQ 3878 31/906 Millwall Fire Station
TQ 3778 30/906

Fire station. 1904-5. Designed by the Fire Brigade section of the London
County Council Architects' Department. Painted stone to groundfloor; brick
above. Slate mansard roof. 3 storeys plus roof storey. 7 bays. Entrance,
square headed, to third bay from left. 2 Appliance Room entrances, square
headed, to right, with replacement metal doors. 3 square headed sashed
windows to ground floor, now with plate glass windows. Cornice above ground
floor. Upper floors treated symmetrically with giant pilasters rising
through first and second floors, the centre pair more widely spaced than the
others and the centre bay surmounted by scrolly open pediment in brick.
Segmental headed paired sashed windows to first floor, except to centre bay,
which has triplet of square headed windows surmounted by segmental pediment
and prominent central keystone. Square headed paired windows to second floor.
Square headed dormer windows with segmental pediments, except to the centre
window which has triangular pediment in brick. Sashes; glazing bars, except
to ground floor. Brick dentil cornice above second floor. Tall slab
chimneys. Return to right with 3 circular windows, one set in single storeyed
rear block which has scalloped parapet.

Listing NGR: TQ3801078358

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

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