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Number 4 and Attached Railings and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4334 / 51°26'0"N

Longitude: -0.0717 / 0°4'18"W

OS Eastings: 534136

OS Northings: 172257

OS Grid: TQ341722

Mapcode National: GBR HM.JKT

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.P7YG

Plus Code: 9C3XCWMH+98

Entry Name: Number 4 and Attached Railings and Walls

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470852

Location: Southwark, London, SE26

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: College

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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Listing Text

17-SEP-98 (Southeast side)


House. 1868, with plans for conversion dated 1939. Designed by Charles Barry. John Perry,
builder. Plans for conversion to flats in 1939 by HWC Reynecke van Stuwe, in association with Scott, Shepherd and Breakwell but appear not to have been executed according to the plans. Red brick in Flemish bond. Mansard roof of slate. French Second Empire style. Roughly square in plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic over basement. Three-window range. In right corner 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 left, 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. 3 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. Chimneystacks with cornices and capstones to returns, typical of Barry.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: perimeter wall made from brick in Flemish bond with stone copings; outer piers of random masonry, inner piers of brick. Spearheaded railings and gates.
orms a pair with No.2 (qv), which is of identical design.

Listing NGR: TQ3413672257

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

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