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Albury House, Boyfield Street Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470675

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: 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


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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