SOUP KITCHEN FOR THE JEWISH POOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357557
Date first listed:
25-Sep-1989
Statutory Address:
SOUP KITCHEN FOR THE JEWISH POOR, 17-19, BRUNE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUP KITCHEN FOR THE JEWISH POOR, 17-19, BRUNE 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 33637 81657

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
206491
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01512/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Clare Glenister. Source Historic England Archive
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