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Lydia House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackheath, London

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Latitude: 51.4714 / 51°28'17"N

Longitude: -0.007 / 0°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 538522

OS Northings: 176602

OS Grid: TQ385766

Mapcode National: GBR L2.2WK

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.T8PV

Entry Name: Lydia House

Listing Date: 30 August 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203245

Location: Lewisham, London, SE10

County: London

District: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackheath

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Blackheath The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

4424 (North Side)
No 1 (Lydia House)

TQ 5876 9/L19A 30.8.54.

Late Cl8 or early C19. One of a pair with "sherwell", Dartmouth Hill (qv)
in style associated with Michael Searles. Stucco. 3 storeys, attic and
basement in pedimented centre block of 2 windows; 2 storeys and basement,
2 windows in abutting South wing under half-pediment. Fairly low pitched,
slated roof. Dentil cornices and pediments. Shared oval window in
centre pediment, and blank windows on axis. Plain reveals to recessed,
replaced sash Windows with glazing bars. At ground floor centre a
shallow, 3-window canted bay with cornice and balustraded parapet. Main
front, as described, faces Heath, but entrance on return in Dartmouth
Grove. 2-storey, 1 window pedimented entrance extension. 6-panel
door under flat hood on brackets. Tall fanlight with glazing bars over.

Listing NGR: TQ3852276602

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

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