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48, Farncombe Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.5 / 51°30'0"N

Longitude: -0.0641 / 0°3'50"W

OS Eastings: 534472

OS Northings: 179673

OS Grid: TQ344796

Mapcode National: GBR YJ.RG

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.TKZG

Plus Code: 9C3XGW2P+29

Entry Name: 48, Farncombe Street

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470923

Location: North Bermondsey, Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St James with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/6/339 (East side)
01/07/83 No.48
(Formerly Listed as:
Thames Water Authority Office)


Former office. Dated 1822. For the sewer pumping station (now
demolished). Stock brick with stone dressings, shallow stone
frieze, cornice and blocking course.
2-storey wedge-shaped corner building with 3-bay front. Brick
quoin pilasters. Ground floor has small segmental gauged-brick
arched windows set in segmental-arched panels reaching down to
stone plinth. Flat gauged-brick arches to 2 first-floor
windows (C20 metal casements) flanking Portland stone Doric
plaque inscribed: "Sewers Surrey and Kent, Duffield Sluice,
1822". Painted stone plat band between floors.
One-bay splayed return to left has similar details; blocked
doorway with cornice on console brackets.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
An early sewerage building, predating the present system,
begun in 1858. Dates from first phase of dock expansion.

Listing NGR: TQ3447279673

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