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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
Entry Name: 48, Farncombe Street
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385524
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470923
Location: Southwark, London, SE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside
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
TQ3479 FARNCOMBE STREET
636-1/6/339 (East side)
(Formerly Listed as:
FARNCOMBE STREET, Bermondsey
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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