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Waiting Room, Camberwell New Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4542 / 51°27'15"N

Longitude: -0.0473 / 0°2'50"W

OS Eastings: 535770

OS Northings: 174613

OS Grid: TQ357746

Mapcode National: GBR JF.4QL

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.4QB1

Entry Name: Waiting Room, Camberwell New Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470690

Location: Southwark, London, SE23

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Peckham Rye

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Honor Oak Park, St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3574NE BRENCHLEY GARDENS
636-1/63/117 (South West side)
Waiting Room, Camberwell New
Cemetery

GV II

Cemetery waiting room, now utility shed. 1928-29. By Aston
Webb, and his son, Maurice. Rubble masonry with stone
dressings. Blue-green slate laid in diminishing courses.
EXTERIOR: one storey and single, 3-light, gable-facing attic
dormer. One-window range to returns. 3-bay, round-arched
loggia to ground floor, each pier treated as a battered
buttress; returns of loggia pierced by a round-arched opening;
moulded coping to low parapet above. Symmetrical-arched
entrance set behind centre bay of loggia; boarded door of
original design; to either side a 3-light, segmental-arched
window with simply moulded mullions. One return a 2-light,
flat-arched window rises from ground floor to attic.
Single-storey, gabled extension to rear. All windows with
moulded stone mullions.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Gothic in feeling, but with an attention to detail, material
and workmanship which betrays an Arts and Crafts sensibility.
Forms a group with the Gates, Lodge and Mortuary Chapels
(qqv).


Listing NGR: TQ3577074613

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

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