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Cropley Court, Wenlock Barn Estate

Hob Uid: 1502266
Location :
Greater London Authority
Hackney
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3269583303
Summary : Three tower blocks built as public housing as part of the Wenlock Barn Estate. The eleven-storey H-plan block consists of 44 dwellings. The eight-storey slab block with balcony access consists of 64 dwellings. The six-storey L-plan block with baclony access also consists of 64 dwellings. Construction was approved by committee in 1964.
More information : The blocks were commissioned by Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough Council. The Primary and Alternate addresses are the individual addresses of each block; all are current and of equal status. The Alternate name was the name given to the contract for the development. (1)

The six-storey block was referred to in the building contract as Blocks 27 and 29. H. Richardson & Son Ltd.'s tender for the contract for the construction of a total of 172 dwellings was £602,747 15s. 6d. (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 1964
Monument End Date : 1964
Monument Start Date : 1964
Monument Type : Tower Block, Slab Block, Balcony Access 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 2646
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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 : 1502245
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502256
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