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SURVIVING BOUNDARY WALLS TO THE FORMER LONDON DOCKS (WESTERN DOCK), AT THOMAS MORE STREET, EAST SMITHFIELD, REDMEAD LANE, PENNINGTON STREET, WAPPING LANE, REARDON STREET AND TENCH STREET. WITH GATE PIERS AT SOUTH END OF HERMITAGE BASIN, AND WALL TO SOUTH-EAST OF HERMITAGE BASIN, GATE PIERS AND ATTACHED WALL AT NORTH-EAST END OF PIER HEAD, AND BOUNDARY WALL TO NORTH AND WEST OF ST JOHN’S CHURCHYARD.

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.

Name: SURVIVING BOUNDARY WALLS TO THE FORMER LONDON DOCKS (WESTERN DOCK), AT THOMAS MORE STREET, EAST SMITHFIELD, REDMEAD LANE, PENNINGTON STREET, WAPPING LANE, REARDON STREET AND TENCH STREET. WITH GATE PIERS AT SOUTH END OF HERMITAGE BASIN, AND WALL TO SOUTH-EAST OF HERMITAGE BASIN, GATE PIERS AND ATTACHED WALL AT NORTH-EAST END OF PIER HEAD, AND BOUNDARY WALL TO NORTH AND WEST OF ST JOHN’S CHURCHYARD.

List entry Number: 1065828

Location

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATE PIERS, THOMAS MORE STREET E1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Tower Hamlets

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206277

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/08/2016

1. 4431 THOMAS MORE STREET E1 LONDON DOCKS

Surviving Boundary Walls To The Former London Docks (Western Dock), At Thomas More Street, East Smithfield, Redmead Lane, Pennington Street, Wapping Lane, Reardon Street And Tench Street. With Gate Piers At South End Of Hermitage Basin, And Wall To South-East Of Hermitage Basin, Gate Piers And Attached Wall At North-East End Of Pier Head, And Boundary Wall To North And West Of St John's Churchyard.

(Formerly listed as Boundary Walls and Gate Piers)

TQ 3480 22/773

GV II

2. Surviving sections of the boundary walls formerly enclosing the London Dock of 1801-5, by Daniel Alexander (surveyor) and John Rennie (engineer). The walls incorporate warehouse walls at intervals. Built of stock brick, with some patching, many sections of the walls have been reduced in height, and a number of modern openings have been created. Two pairs of gate piers survive at the south end of the Hermitage Basin; these have white stone caps and plinths, heavily vermiculated. A similar pair of gate piers stands at the north-east end of Pier Head, at the former entrance to Wapping Basin.

The listed buildings and walls etc of The London Docks form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3414880640

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National Grid Reference: TQ 34148 80640

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