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Entrance Building to Clapham Common Tube Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4618 / 51°27'42"N

Longitude: -0.1383 / 0°8'17"W

OS Eastings: 529427

OS Northings: 175291

OS Grid: TQ294752

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.34

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.KJ77

Entry Name: Entrance Building to Clapham Common Tube Station

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204563

Location: Lambeth, London, SW4

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Clapham Town

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

(South side), (Clapham Common), SW4
Entrance to Clapham Common
27.03.81 Tube Station


Underground Station. 1900, remodelled with new entrance in 1923-4 to the designs of Charles Holden. Small circular domed building with wings to north and south. Structural faience blocks with plinth and top moulding. Glazed dome with ball finial, with UndergrounD motif on frieze renewed in 1997. Circular UndergrounD signs on finials also restored in 1997. Interior is tiled in white with green panel borders. The ticket hall reached via stairs with central cast-iron balustrade; the foyers and access corridors also have white tiles with green panel borders renewed in the pattern of the original in 1997. It is one of only two surviving underground stations with a central island platform, the lines set in a single large hall.

Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985
David Lawrence, Underground Architecture, 1994

Listing NGR: TQ2942775291

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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