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Cardinals Wharf, and Railings at Door

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470551

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

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

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Listing Text


636-1/2/26 (South side)
02/03/50 No.49
Cardinal's Wharf, and railings at
(Formerly Listed as:
Cardinal's Wharf)


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
referred to.

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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