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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1065751



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Tower Hamlets

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206461

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LEMAN STREET 1. 4431 (east side) TQ 3381 14/1 No. 19A II 2. Former dispensary, now disused. Dated 1858. Architect G H Simmonds. Unpaint- ed stucco. Roof not visible. 2 storeys plus basement. 7 bays, centre 5 breaking forward slightly. Rusticated quoins; channelling to ground floor. Central round headed, corniced entrance with balcony over. Square headed keystoned windows to ground floor centre 5 bays; round headed windows to outer bays to ground floor. Square headed architraved windows to upper floor with alternating segmental and triangular pediments to centre 5 bays except centre one which is surmounted by cartouche stucco band between storeys with words 'supported by volunt- ary contributions'. Stucco band to parapet but cornice removed. Built as the East London Dispensary to provide free medical and surgical help to the poor.

Illustrated London News 19.2.1859 The East London Observer 19.2.1859

Listing NGR: TQ3397281234

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Books and journals
'East London Observer' in 19 February, (1859)
'Illustrated London News' in 19 February, (1859)

National Grid Reference: TQ 33972 81234


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