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Wilkinson House, Cranston Estate

Hob Uid: 1502485
Location :
Greater London Authority
Hackney
Grid Ref : TQ3288583196
Summary : Two six-storey slab blocks with balcony access built as public housing as part of the Cranston Estate. The blocks contain a total of 36 dwellings. Construction was approved by committee in 1949.
More information : The block was commissioned by London County Council in what was formerly Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough. The Alternate addresses of Wilkinson House and Vinson House are the individual addresses of each tower block; both are current and of equal status. The Alternate name was the name given to the contract for the development. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 352
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1949
Monument End Date : 1949
Monument Start Date : 1949
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 2655
External Cross Reference Notes :

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Relationship type : General association
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Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502443
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502446
Relationship type : General association
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Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502456
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502456
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Associated Monuments : 1502495
Relationship type : General association

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