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226-228, Sydenham Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Selhurst, London

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Latitude: 51.3834 / 51°23'0"N

Longitude: -0.0931 / 0°5'35"W

OS Eastings: 532797

OS Northings: 166652

OS Grid: TQ327666

Mapcode National: GBR GW.R6S

Mapcode Global: VHGRL.BHNB

Entry Name: 226-228, Sydenham Road

Listing Date: 15 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201258

Location: Croydon, London, CR0

County: London

District: Croydon

Electoral Ward/Division: Selhurst

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Croydon St Michael and All Angels with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


TQ 36 NW 2/26 Nos. 226-8


the description shall be amended to read as follows:

Semi-detached houses, c.1881. The design attributed to Norman Shaw, but is more likely to have
been developed by his pupil Ernest Newton. Built by the contractor W H Lascelles of concrete
slabs dyed red on a system he patented in 1875. Tiled roofs and concrete stacks. Each house of-two
storeys and two casement windows, those to outside in gabled projections with jettied upper
storeys and bargeboards. The upper storey, above strong cornice, has raised concrete strips
resembling terracotta between roughcast panels, and decorative gables. Interiors with concrete and
iron joists, with moulded floral ceiling panels to dining room and good joinery throughout.
This pair of houses is important for its technological interest, but is of architectural quality also.
Ernest Newton, 'Sketches for Country Residences', 1882
Andrew Saint, 'Richard Norman Shaw', 1976, pp.165-70



Nos 226-8
TQ 36 NW 2/26


Circa 1881. Attributed to Norman Shaw, but perhaps mainly by his pupil Ernest Newton.
Built by the contractor W H Lascelles of concrete slabs dyed red on a system he patented
in 1875, following the early use of concrete in the 1860s (and earlier in France).
Semi-detached pair, each of 2 storeys and 2 casement windows, the outer ones in gabled
projections with jettied upper storeys and ornamental bargeboards. The upper storey,
above strong cornice is parallel to imitate panelling. Tiled roof. Over the through
sitting room are concrete and iron joists and dining room has moulded floral ceiling
panels. Godd joinery. Mainly listed for the technological interest. Nos 237-9
are also Shaw-Lascelles concrete houses but of less interest. (A Saint, Richard
Norman Shaw).

Listing NGR: TQ3279766652

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