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East India Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.501 / 51°30'3"N

Longitude: -0.0551 / 0°3'18"W

OS Eastings: 535092

OS Northings: 179804

OS Grid: TQ350798

Mapcode National: GBR JB.2SY

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.0J7N

Entry Name: East India Wharf

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471262

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Rotherhithe

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Rotherhithe St Mary with All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3579 ROTHERHITHE STREET
636-1/6/660 (South side)
01/07/83 East India Wharf

GV II

Large warehouse granary with long returns running back towards
St Marychurch Street. c1850-51, partly demolished to south
following fire in 1974. Yellow stock brick with slate roof
behind pair of gable ends to street, plain parapet copings to
returns.
Street elevation of 4 storeys, 3 bays to each gable with oculi
at tops. 2 hatch ranks with gantry gangways across to Nos 101
& 103 (qv). Small 2-light windows with cambered arches, those
to ground floor longer and with metal grilles. West elevation
has 2 return bays from front projecting from main range of 7
bays. Hatch rank on 2nd and 3rd floor of 2 bay projection.
Window details similar to street front. Slate roof divided by
firewall and small clerestorey ventilator to right-hand ridge.
INTERIOR: entirely of timber except for a few cast-iron
cruciform-section stanchions on ground-floor; the timber posts
with bracket spreader caps, a queen post roof. Empty and
derelict at time of survey.
Part of one of the best remaining groups of warehouses on the
Thames, clustering around the spire of St Mary Rotherhithe, St
Marychurch Street (qv). Strong group value with Nos 101 & 103
Rotherhithe Street (qv), to which it is joined by gantry
gateways across the street. Just predates the 2nd period of
expansion in this part of the docklands.


Listing NGR: TQ3509279804

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

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