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Dulwich Leisure Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in East Dulwich, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4607 / 51°27'38"N

Longitude: -0.0721 / 0°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 534031

OS Northings: 175285

OS Grid: TQ340752

Mapcode National: GBR WZ.YK

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.PKR3

Plus Code: 9C3XFW6H+75

Entry Name: Dulwich Leisure Centre

Listing Date: 27 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470908

Location: Southwark, London, SE22

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: East Dulwich

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: East Dulwich St John

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/13/324 (South side)
27/07/93 No.45
Dulwich Leisure Centre


Public baths and wash houses, converted to leisure centre.
1890-1892. By Spalding and Cross. Red brick with stone
dressings. Tiled roof and brick chimneystacks. Queen Anne
EXTERIOR: symmetrical composition comprising centre of 7 bays
and wings of 2 windows each. Central hipped section has clock
tower, clock face with apron below and curved open pediment
above and octagonal cupola with weathervane. 2 gabled dormers.
Bracket eaves cornice and panel with lettering "Dulwich Public
1st-floor windows are sashes without glazing bars flanked by
paired, fluted and rusticated pilasters to central section.
Ground floor has wide cornice with 2 shell-moulded hoods above
2 central double doorcases. Right side wing has 2 sashes to
ground floor. Left side wing has 1 sash and 1 pedimented
doorcase. 2 flights of steps to street.
INTERIOR: has to hall staircase with cast-iron supports,
elaborate cast-iron newel post and mahogany handrail. Former
large bath (now sports hall) has ornate cast-iron balustrade
with arched supports above. A suspended ceiling has been
inserted but the original roof survives above. Small bath has
10 bays of arched braced construction and renewed cubicles.
Warm baths survive with original fittings.

Listing NGR: TQ3403175285

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

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