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Latitude: 51.5004 / 51°30'1"N
Longitude: -0.1025 / 0°6'8"W
OS Eastings: 531804
OS Northings: 179645
OS Grid: TQ318796
Mapcode National: GBR PJ.4B
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.5KN5
Entry Name: Albury House, Boyfield Street Estate
Listing Date: 30 September 1977
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378376
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470675
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
TQ3179 BOYFIELD STREET
636-1/4/110 (South West side)
30/09/77 Albury House, Boyfield Street Estate
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Albury House and Clandon House)
Block of flats. Completed 1897. By RM Taylor. For the LCC's
Housing Branch. Brick with some stone dressings; slate roof.
PLAN: balcony access block forming a pair with Clandon House
(qv) which faces it across the street.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Arts and Crafts details, particularly to
rear elevation which has juxtaposition of gables and angular
end-on chimney breasts. Gabled sections are canted out, the
chimneys corbelled out at 1st-floor level and carried up
bartizan-wise to emerge above the skyline.
The outer gabled sections have 2 chimneys, between which are
casement windows within round-arched recesses on each floor
above ground-floor entrance.
The central gabled section is blind and has only 1 chimney.
Some sash windows with glazing bars and segmental,
gauged-brick arches. Smaller broad segmental-headed casement
windows in recessed sections, those on 2nd floor tucked
beneath wide eaves.
Elevation to street has openings to staircases and ground
floor flats; individual front doors to upper floor flats
approached along short access balconies with simple ironwork.
Windows mostly sashes (some paired) with glazing bars and
segmental, gauged-brick arches.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
As a pair with Clandon House (qv), generally identical to the
2 blocks at Rushworth Street, Merrow House and Ripley House
Listing NGR: TQ3180479645
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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