Terracotta detailing

In wandering round Whitechapel this morning, I found a rather fine bit of old social housing where Chicksand Street meets Casson Street (formerly George Street) in amongst the rather bleak stuff from the 80s and possibly later (it’s at the heart of what Tower Hamlets calls Bangla Town).   I think it must be what Pevsner describes as ‘a survival from the dense urban pattern of c.1900:  close-set tenement building, 1901 by H. Chatfield Clarke, given some architectural pretension by terracotta trim’.   This is the trim:-






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