Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357543

Date first listed: 09-May-1990

Statutory Address: 3 AND 5, PRINCELET STREET


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Statutory Address: 3 AND 5, PRINCELET STREET

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 33786 81864


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PRINCELET STREET TQ 3381 NE 14/795 NOS 3 and 5.


2 terraced houses. Circa 1720 built by Marmaduke Smyth, refronted late C19. Yellow stock brick with red brick dressings; No 3 ground floor painted. 3 storeys, garrets and basements. 3 windows each. No 3 - plain stucco surround with cornice to doorway; boarded over door, cornice-head and overlight. Rubbed red brick flat arches to cambered sashes. Parapet behind which the garret with C20 metal framed casements and clad in corrugated sheeting. Rear considerably but not wholly rebuilt; fenestration intact. Interior - originally 2-room depth but dividing wall removed; front room has considerable amount of panelling, partial survival of box cornice and in the south-east corner, a slightly later fitted china cupboard with scallopped shelving. Original dog leg stair with Doric newels, column on vase balusters, moulded handrail and moulded closed string, all characteristic of Spitalfields houses of this period. Panelling on some stairwell walls. Mostly original doorcases and some original doors. 1st floor with panelling covered by wallpaper; 2nd floor probably also with covered panelling, front room with mid C19 marble fireplace having fluted console brackets supporting mantelshelf. Original roof timbers with scored construction lines visible. No 5 - exterior similar to No 3; stucco door surround with console brackets supporting cornice. Garret with original weatherboarding. Rear retains original privy with panelled door; C20 sanitary fittings. Interior - similar stair and stairwell to No 3; hall with arch having moulded architrave and keystone. Rooms with panelling and cornices. Garret, unusually for Spitalfields, has windows on 2 walls. Survey of London, Vol XXVII (1957).

Listing NGR: TQ3378281874


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Legacy System number: 206518

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Spitalfields and Mile End New Town Parishes of Christ Church and All Saints and the liberties of Norton Folgate and the Old Artillery Ground:Volume 27, (1957)

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