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48, Farncombe Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470923

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

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

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3479 FARNCOMBE STREET
636-1/6/339 (East side)
01/07/83 No.48
(Formerly Listed as:
FARNCOMBE STREET, Bermondsey
Thames Water Authority Office)

II

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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