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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376544
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470547
Location: Southwark, London, SE1
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
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
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