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Hanover House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4993 / 51°29'57"N

Longitude: -0.0992 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 532039

OS Northings: 179534

OS Grid: TQ320795

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.WP

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.7KFZ

Entry Name: Hanover House

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470672

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: Southwark St George the Martyr with St Alphage and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3279 BOROUGH ROAD
636-1/5/107 (North side)
27/09/72 Nos.49-60 (Consecutive)
Hanover House
(Formerly Listed as:
BOROUGH ROAD
(North side)
Nos.49-60 (Consecutive))

GV II

Factory, now offices. c1889. For Day and Martin, blacking
manufacturers. Yellow brick with stucco dressings, curved
corrugated-iron roof obscured.
EXTERIOR: unified Classical composition, 4 storeys, basement
and full attic to centre. Projecting centre 5-bay and end
1-bay sections, articulated above ground floor by flat, giant
pilasters with decorative capitals supporting entablature with
frieze and cornice; balustraded parapet over, except for
central 3-bay section which projects farther, with pediment
over 4 fluted, giant, modified Ionic columns. Above this
section is attic storey with pilasters and central segmental
pediment with acroteria. Banded rusticated stucco to
ground-floor with cornice.
Openings in main features round- or segmental-arched with
voussoirs, except those of central feature outer bays, which
have shouldered, battered architraves and pediments. Wide,
flat-headed windows in intermediate sections have pilasters
and entablature. Plain 1st-floor windows under recessed stucco
panels. 2nd-floor windows are round-headed with stucco
archivolts (except for those in end sections and outer bays of
central section, which are square-headed with architraves,
console bracketed cornices and pediments). Gauged, flat brick
arches to 3rd-floor windows with bracketed stucco sills. All
1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-floor windows are sashes with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3203979534

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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