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Whitecross Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5033 / 51°30'11"N

Longitude: -0.0951 / 0°5'42"W

OS Eastings: 532307

OS Northings: 179980

OS Grid: TQ323799

Mapcode National: GBR QH.S9

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9GKY

Entry Name: Whitecross Cottages

Listing Date: 8 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470547

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark St George the Martyr with St Alphage and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ3279
636-1/5/23
08/10/73

SOUTHWARK

AYRES STREET
(East side)
Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
Whitecross Cottages

GV
II

Row of 6 cottages. 1890 dated on plaque. By Elijah Hoole. Red
brick with tile hanging and pitched tiled roof. Strong Arts
and Crafts influence.
2 storeys, 1 bay each. No.1 terminates row with gable end to
street, its whole upper half tile-hung and entrance in left
return. Plain doors (that to No.3 late C20) with rectangular
fanlights, a window beside each. 2-light sash windows, those
to 1st floor in segmental-arched reveals and with stucco sill
string, those to ground-floor with stucco sills. Broad
tile-hung band between floors.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The Whitecross Cottages form an important group with Nos 8 &
8A (qv) and the Redcross Cottages (qv) fronting Redcross
Gardens behind, demonstrating the ideals of Octavia Hill, the
pioneer of wholesome working class housing.

Listing NGR: TQ3230779980

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

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