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Latitude: 51.5031 / 51°30'11"N
Longitude: -0.0951 / 0°5'42"W
OS Eastings: 532306
OS Northings: 179965
OS Grid: TQ323799
Mapcode National: GBR QH.SB
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9HK1
Entry Name: Bishop's Hall and George Bell House
Listing Date: 8 October 1973
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376545
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470548
Location: Southwark, London, SE1
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
Nos.8 AND 8A
Bishop's Hall (No.8) and George Bell House (No.8A)
(Formerly Listed as:
(George Hill House) with Hall behind)
Community building in a domestic style, with former Redcross
Hall incorporated to rear, now studios and an office and flat.
1887-90. By Elijah Hoole. Red brick with tilehanging, pitched
tiled roof with 3 tile-hung gables. Strong Arts and Craft
2 storeys, 3 bays. Entranceways in outer bays, with pointed
arches and moulded brick hood moulds, that to left leading to
hall, that to right slightly smaller with stairs leading up
behind grille. 4-panel door to its left with overlight. 2
large 4-pane sash windows to ground floor. 2-light sash
windows to 1st floor beneath each gable. Deep tile-hung band
between floors. 2 prominent chimney stacks, 1 on ridge with
decorative moulded top.
Hall (now a studio with inserted false ceiling) stretches back
to a Gothic facade with simple lancet windows, terminating the
row of Redcross Cottages overlooking Redcross Gardens (qv).
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Nos 8 & 8A form an important group with Nos 1-6, Whitecross
Cottages, (qv) and the Redcross Cottages, Redcross Way (qv),
fronting Redcross Gardens behind, demonstrating the ideals of
Octavia Hill, the pioneer of wholesome working-class housing.
Listing NGR: TQ3230679965
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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