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Marshall House, Cranston Estate

Hob Uid: 1503169
Location :
Greater London Authority
Hackney
Grid Ref : TQ3287083242
Summary : Three tower blocks built as public housing as part of the Cranston Estate. The blocks consist of a total of 118 dwellings and are respectively known as Marshall House, Trafford House and Nevitt House. Marshall House is an L-plan block containing 50 dwellings. Trafford house is a slab block containing 28 dwellings.The block at Nevitt House is a 40-dwelling extension to an already existing five-storey block. Marshall House and Trafford House both have balcony access. Construction was approved by committee in 1950.
More information : The block was commissioned by London County Council in what was formerly Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough. 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. (1-2)

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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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 1950
Monument End Date : 1950
Monument Start Date : 1950
Monument Type : Tower Block, Slab Block, Balcony Access Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 38 SW 2662
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Relationship type : General association
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Associated Monuments : 1502431
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Associated Monuments : 1502441
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502443
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502446
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502456
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1502485
Relationship type : General association
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