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The Drapers Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.502 / 51°30'7"N

Longitude: -0.1019 / 0°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 531842

OS Northings: 179823

OS Grid: TQ318798

Mapcode National: GBR PH.8R

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.5HZY

Entry Name: The Drapers Almshouses

Listing Date: 2 March 1950

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470953

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark St George the Martyr with St Alphage and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3179 GLASSHILL STREET
636-1/4/366 (South West side)
02/03/50 Nos.1-5 (Consecutive)
The Drapers' Almshouses
(Formerly Listed as:
GLASSHILL STREET
The Drapers' Almshouses)

II

Terrace of 5 almshouses, 1820. Multicoloured stock brick with
coped parapet, higher at ends.
2 storeys, 13 bays with centre 3-bay and end 2-bay sections
projecting slightly. Flat, bracketed canopies to 6-panel
doors, some glazed. Flat, gauged-brick arches to casement
windows with Gothic glazing bars; end sections have sash
windows with glazing bars in round-arched recesses with
stuccoed tympanum above cornice head at 1st floor. Stucco
bands between floors and above 2nd floor.
Stone tablet over centre reads: THE DRAPERS ALMSHOUSES/
REBUILT A.D.1820./ WILLIAM GIBBS,/ WILLIAM PUGH, CHURCH
WARDENS,/ JOSEPH KESTERTON, OF THIS PARISH.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ3184279823

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

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