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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: 1357557



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: 25-Sep-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206491

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The following building shall be added BRUNE STREET TQ 3381 14A/427 Nos 17-19 (Soup kitchen for the Jewish Poor) II

Soup kitchen and shop, 1902 by Lewis Solomon. Brick with buff terracotta dressings, slate roof. Ground floor faced with terracotta; the detailing for the shop differs from that of the soup kitchen and part of the shop entrance has been removed. Original wooden shop fronts and doors to soup kitchen survive in large part. Cornice to soup kitchen inscribed 'Way Out/Soup Kitchen/5662. 1902/For the Jewish Poor/Way In'. Upper storeys articulated by pilaster strips, string course and cornice in terracotta. Windows over shop and staircase entrance have gauged brick segmental heads with terracotta keystones. Windows over soup kitchen tripartite with thick terracotta mullions and straight heads of terracotta or segmental heads with terracotta and gauged brick voussoirs. Diocletian window to attic with terracotta and gauged brick voussoirs with terracotta pediment flanked by volutes. Three sets of dormer windows in mansard roof. Interior of soup kitchen: original plan largely unaltered. 'Queuing room' by entrance survives but two original doors closed up and new one opened to hall; original white tiled walls; queuing barriers removed. Committee room to west of hall survives except for loss of partitions. Kitchen to rear of site survives as a space without original counter and cooking equipment; original timber-roof structure and lantern of four bays with decorative cast iron spandrels.

Listing NGR: TQ3363781657

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33637 81657


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