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Parr Court, Wenlock Barn Estate

Hob Uid: 1502245
Location :
Greater London Authority
Hackney
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3266483420
Summary : An eleven-storey H-plan tower block built as public housing as part of the Wenlock Barn Estate development. The block contains 44 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1958.
More information : The block was commissioned by Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough Council. The Alternate name was the name given to the contract for the development. (1)

H. Richardson & Son Ltd.'s tender for the contract was £104,699. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 349
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Source Number : 2
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1958
Monument End Date : 1958
Monument Start Date : 1958
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 38 SW 2644
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1502200
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502224
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502235
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502256
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502266
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1501981
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1501985
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1501988
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1501993
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31