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53-63, Bedford Road Sw4

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, Lambeth

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Latitude: 51.4629 / 51°27'46"N

Longitude: -0.129 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 530068

OS Northings: 175424

OS Grid: TQ300754

Mapcode National: GBR HY.6S

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.QH4F

Plus Code: 9C3XFV7C+49

Entry Name: 53-63, Bedford Road Sw4

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431739

Location: Ferndale, Lambeth, London, SW4

County: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Ferndale

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Brixton St Paul with St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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1. (east side)
Nos 53 to 63 (odd)
TQ 3075 17/33


Circa 1870, in stock brick with creamy terra-cotta dressings, built by Jennings
as part of a larger scheme of houses of varying size and quality, to the designs
of T Collcutt. These are the most substantial houses after 'Rathcoole' in Ferndale
Road. Mixture of classical - Italian and Gothic motifs. Each house 4 storeys
and basement, 2 windows. Crisply and well detailed terra-cotta work: moulded
eaves cornice with deep brackets; pilasters with guilloche moulded panels to
third floor segment-headed windows; rusticated architraves to round-arched
second-floor windows. Canted bays through lower floors have leafy patterns
on lintels and floral capitals to pilasters. There are vermiculate rusticated
quoins and quasi-Corinthian prostyle porches with fluted and garlanded columns,
up 4 steps. Doors of 3 long and one wide panel, with rectangular fanlight.

Listing NGR: TQ3006875424

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