History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Whitecross Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C3XGW33+8W

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: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

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

Find accommodation in




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


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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.