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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.

Name: BLACKWALL BASIN

List entry Number: 1242449

Location

BLACKWALL BASIN, WEST INDIA DOCKS

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityTower HamletsLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Jul-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 441847

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1 WEST INDIA DOCKS 4431 TQ 3880 26/904 Blackwall Basin

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2. 1800-02 William Jessop engineer. The first non tidal basin in the Port of London. Same construction as Import and Export Docks with concave buttressed quay walls, the copings, mostly, surviving here, of good ashlar masonry. The locks enlarged in the 1890s follow in the tradition with brick lined chambers and granite quays. The lock into the Poplar Railway Dock dates from the 1890s, see under Preston's Road.

Listing NGR: TQ3813080156

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National Grid Reference: TQ 38130 80156

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