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Limehouse, Tower Hamlets

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Limehouse, Tower Hamlets

Limehouse is a district in East London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is on the northern bank of the River Thames opposite Rotherhithe and between Ratcliff to the west and Millwall to the east. Limehouse stretches from Limehouse Basin in the west to the edge of the former Chinatown in Pennyfields in the east; and from the Thames in the south to the Victory Bridge at the junction of Ben Jonson Road and Rhodeswell Road in the north.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyTower Hamlets
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ3681
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Limehouse, Tower Hamlets has been known in the past

Lime House

Limehouse, Tower Hamlets in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Limehouse, par. and ry. sta., Middlesex, on left bank of river Thames, in E. of London, within the pad. bor. of Tower Hamlets, 243 ac., pop. 32,041; the station is 1½ mile NW. of Blackwall.

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