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Lambeth Palace

A Grade I Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4957 / 51°29'44"N

Longitude: -0.1199 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530607

OS Northings: 179093

OS Grid: TQ306790

Mapcode National: GBR KL.70

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.VNYR

Entry Name: Lambeth Palace

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204400

Location: Lambeth, London, SE1

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Bishop's

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: North Lambeth

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (east side)

Lambeth Palace
TQ 3079 2/585 19.10.51


Group of ecclesiastical, ceremonial, defensive and residential: buildings of varying
At north-west corner the Water or Lollards' Tower 1435, of Kentish Rag with ashlar
quoins and a brick turret; the C17 Land's Tower added in similar material (but
with some flint) to the south.
East of this the C13 chapel, Reigate stone with Purbeck dressings, and its earlier
C15 crypt with some original plaster.
To the east, the residential apartments of circa 1835 in collegiate gothic style.
South-west of these the guardroom, a circa 1835 rebuilding of a C14 building which
retains much original woodwork in the roof. West of this the courtyard, and south
of the courtyard the Great Hall (now library) 1660-63, a building of mixed styles
whose baroque elevations of red brick and Portland stone frame late-gothic windows
and whose hammer beam roof uses entirely classical decoration. To the south-west,
Morton's Gatehouse and tower of circa 1490. Red brick with blue diapering and
stone dressings. Good interior woodwork including a panelled room covered with
C17 wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TQ3059479049

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

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