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Latitude: 51.4503 / 51°27'1"N
Longitude: -0.1767 / 0°10'36"W
OS Eastings: 526794
OS Northings: 173948
OS Grid: TQ267739
Mapcode National: GBR D7.85C
Mapcode Global: VHGR4.WTG1
Entry Name: Wandsworth Prison Gatehouse
Listing Date: 7 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184184
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207045
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW18
Electoral Ward/Division: Wandsworth Common
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Wandsworth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Wandsworth Common St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
HEATHFIELD ROAD SW18
TQ 27SE 4/14
1849-51 by D R Hill. A 3-bay composition with Cyclopaean detailing and comprising
a low arched entrance bay flanked by twin windowed 3-storey towers. It is of pale
gault bricks with stone dressings.
The round-headed arch has a triple-stepped architrave interrupted by vermiculated
keystone and voussoirs. It is flanked by rusticated pylons rising to a cornice
and blocking course, the cornice modillioned above the arch.
Tne windows of the towers are round-headed, the architraves having impost blocks
and keystones. Each tower rises to a modillion cornice and blocking course.
The pylons flanking the centre bay are repeated at the outer angles of the towers.
Listing NGR: TQ2679473948
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