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Telephone Exchange

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewisham, Lewisham

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Latitude: 51.4585 / 51°27'30"N

Longitude: -0.0046 / 0°0'16"W

OS Eastings: 538725

OS Northings: 175166

OS Grid: TQ387751

Mapcode National: GBR L2.X2Z

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.VLXS

Plus Code: 9C3XFX5W+95

Entry Name: Telephone Exchange

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203286

Location: Lewisham Central, Lewisham, London, SE13

County: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lewisham Central

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Hither Green, Lewisham St Swithun

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Telephone Exchange
TQ 3875 14/271
Early C20 probably by Leonard Stokes. 3 storeys, 4 windows.
Top storey appears to be a later addition in multicoloured stock brick with
stone coped parapet and gauged brick arches to flush frame hinged windows
with glazing bars. These rest on stone coping of original parapet. 2 lower
floors of multicoloured stock brick with red brick dressings, ie gauged
brick window arches, window jambs, panels of banding between lst and ground
floor windows; and angles of building. Flat, stone pilasters within angles
rest on stone-coped plinth and rise through moulded stone cornice and stone-
coped red brick parapet to end in small capitals. Flush framed sash windows
with glazing bars. 1-storey, 1-bay left entrance extension banded in red
brick. Seven steps, with stone coped and banded side wall, to 5-panel door
under gauged red brick arch. Similar 3-bay rear extension without pilasters
or cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3872575166

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

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