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Watch House in St Johns Churchyard (Recreation Ground)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.5024 / 51°30'8"N

Longitude: -0.0783 / 0°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 533480

OS Northings: 179912

OS Grid: TQ334799

Mapcode National: GBR VH.KL

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.LHHM

Plus Code: 9C3XGW2C+XM

Entry Name: Watch House in St Johns Churchyard (Recreation Ground)

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470918

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen, St Olave, St John and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/5/334 (South side)
27/09/72 Watch House in St John's Churchyard
(Recreation Ground)


Watch-house. Late C18. Stuccoed front of 1-bay depth, 1 storey
and 4 bays to street; later extension to former St John's
Churchyard (recreation ground) behind in brown brick with
stone dressings. Arcade motif with 4 round-headed arches with
keystones (3 blank, 1 a door) and rusticated Doric pilasters
supporting frieze, cornice and blocking course.
Splayed return to left of 2 bays with open stone pediment and
quoins. Rear elevation to park has 3 windows with architraves,
pulvinated friezes and cornices and, to right, steps down to a
basement level.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3348079912

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

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