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Evelyn Court, Wenlock Barn Estate

Hob Uid: 1501985
Location :
Greater London Authority
Hackney
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3265183140
Summary : A ten-storey slab block of reinforced concrete frame construction, built as public housing as part of the Wenlock Barn Estate. The block consists of 60 dwellings. Construction was approved by committee in 1953.
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)

W. Lawrence & Son Ltd.'s tender for the contract was £119, 820. (2-3)


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 : Proceeding of the Shoreditch MBC Housing Committee, 26th July 1955, reproduced in the personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning, held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
Page(s) : 89
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Source Number : 3
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 1953
Monument End Date : 1953
Monument Start Date : 1953
Monument Type : Tower Block, Slab 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 2638
External Cross Reference Notes :

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Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502224
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502235
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502245
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 : 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