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Latitude: 51.5082 / 51°30'29"N
Longitude: -0.0976 / 0°5'51"W
OS Eastings: 532118
OS Northings: 180520
OS Grid: TQ321805
Mapcode National: GBR QF.7J
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.8C75
Entry Name: Cardinals Wharf, and Railings at Door
Listing Date: 2 March 1950
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470551
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: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
636-1/2/26 (South side)
Cardinal's Wharf, and railings at
(Formerly Listed as:
House. Late C17 or early C18 with earlier C19 alterations.
Stucco front with high tiled roof with dormer behind parapet.
3 storeys and attic, 2 bays. Door to right with decorative
square-headed light, moulded stucco architrave, and cornice on
consoles with male and female coats of arms and crown above.
Sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stucco architraves
to all floors, those at ground and 1st floors with console
bracketed cornices, and ground window with ornate wrought-iron
Plaque: "Here lived Sir Christopher Wren during the building
of St Paul's Cathedral. Here also in 1502 Catherine Infanta of
Castille and Aragon, afterwards first Queen of Henry VIII,
took shelter on her first landing in London".
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: short wrought-iron railing to right of
There is no historical evidence to support the legend on the
plaque, though a previous building on the site may have been
Listing NGR: TQ3211880520
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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