VAT HOUSE, TRUMAN'S BREWERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357789

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Mar-1994

Statutory Address: VAT HOUSE, TRUMAN'S BREWERY, 148, BRICK LANE E1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VAT HOUSE, TRUMAN'S BREWERY, 148, BRICK LANE E1

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 33888 82028

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entries for:

1. BRICK LANE E1 and E2 4431 (east side)

TQ 3382 8/99 18.7.49 Black Eagle Brewery Truman's Brewery

II GV

the two entries shall be replaced by the following two entries:

TQ3382 BRICK LANE El (east side)

788-/8/99 no. 148 Vat House, 18.7.49 Truman's Brewery

GV II

Former vat house, now offices and stores. c.1800, though with a half-basement and ground-floor remodelled c.1840s and later alterations. Stock brick with stone bands and copings. Two storeys, attic and semi basement, the latter entered at ground level from two-storey projecting rear. Symmetrical three-bay front to Brick Lane with blind ground-floor save for inserted central six-panelled double doors in stone surround with console brackets and pediment. Three round-arched tripartite metal windows over light the first floor and attic, the latter containing the mechanism for the clock in the pediment, which rises over stone brackets and iron tie-plates. Hexagonal cupola with weathervane. The interior is remarkable for the forest of iron columns, with capitals, and I-section girders inserted c.1840s. This is fully exposed in the semi-basement, where it supports a stone flagged floor suggestive of a fireproof construction. There is evidence of a similar system on the ground-floor amidst sub-divisions. Later panelling to staircase; the stair from first floor to attic is of iron with an iron stick balustrade incorporating tiny volutes.

------------------------------------ BRICK LANE E1 and E2 1. 4431 (East Side) Black Eagle Brewery Truman' Brewery TQ 3382 8/99 18.7.49. II GV 2. Early C19 warehouse at rear end of listed buildings on front of Brick Lane. Stock brick with stucco bands and eaves cornice. 5 storeys. 3 bays, centre one is door rank. Windows with segmental heads and glazing bars.

The buildings of Black Eagle Brewery, on both sides of Brick Lane, form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3388882028

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 205794

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing