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Number 2 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4333 / 51°25'59"N

Longitude: -0.0721 / 0°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 534113

OS Northings: 172243

OS Grid: TQ341722

Mapcode National: GBR HM.JHP

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.P7RK

Plus Code: 9C3XCWMH+85

Entry Name: Number 2 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470851

Location: Dulwich Wood, Southwark, London, SE26

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: South Dulwich St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/75/264 (South East side)
and attached railings


House. 1868. By Israel Bacon. Builder John Perry. Red brick in
Flemish bond. Mansard roof of slate. French Second Empire
style. Roughly square in plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic over basement. 3-window range.
In left range are steps up to flat-arched entrance with
overlight, set in aedicule consisting of Tuscan pilasters and
entablature; similar aedicule to a pair of flat-arched,
ground-floor windows to the right, each of which has a
projecting sill and a cast-iron balconette. Sill band to
1st-floor windows, which are segmental-arched with keyed
lintels and eared architraves. Entablature with mutule cornice
continuous to top storey. Three flat-arched dormers of
original design. 2x2 sashes of original design.
To right return a full-height bay housing stair; projecting
chimney breast on left return. First-floor windows on return
similar to those on main elevation. Other features from main
elevation also repeated. Stacks with cornices and capstones to
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:remnants of cast-iron porch to entrance;
railings to entrance walls.
Forms a group with No.4 (qv), which is of identical design.

Listing NGR: TQ3411372243

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