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Warehouses 1 and 2, West India Docks North Quay (now West India Quay), Wapping, London: one of the doorways with cast iron door dividing the warehouses into fireproof compartments

RIBA Ref No RIBA134288
Architect/DesignerGeorge Gwilt & Son
Rennie, Sir John (1794-1874)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1827
Image Date1989
ViewInterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC M 150289
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectBrickwork ; Cast iron ; Docks ; Doors ; Riverside buildings ; Warehouses
NOTES: Built between 1799 and 1806, the West India Docks were the first of London's great enclosed docks. These two warehouses are all that remain of the row of nine warehouses designed by the Gwilts, later extended upwards in 1827 by Sir John Rennie.
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