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Hoptons Almshouses, Hopton Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5068 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.1019 / 0°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 531830

OS Northings: 180362

OS Grid: TQ318803

Mapcode National: GBR PG.80

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.6D06

Plus Code: 9C3XGV4X+P7

Entry Name: Hoptons Almshouses, Hopton Gardens

Listing Date: 2 March 1950

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471025

Location: Borough and Bankside, Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Description



SOUTHWARK

TQ3180 HOPTON STREET
636-1/1/446 (East side)
02/03/50 Nos.1-9 (Consecutive)
Hopton's Almshouses, Hopton Gardens
(Formerly Listed as:
HOPTON STREET
(East side)
Hopton's Almshouses)

GV II*

Almshouses. 1746-9, partly rebuilt and modernised C20. Built
by Thomas Ellis and William Cooley to designs of Mr Batterson,
trustee of Charles Hopton's will and a builder.
MATERIALS: brick with rusticated stone quoins; tiled roofs
with overhanging eaves, hipped at ends; some roofs renewed.
PLAN: 2 linked blocks, forming the northern range of
originally 28 almshouses, grouped around 3 sides of a garden.
Western end of range, originally Nos 1-3, is a C-shaped block,
rebuilt after war damage, now adapted as 6 dwellings; linked
by a brick arch to a range, originally of 4 (now Nos 7-9); all
buildings modernised and re-opened 1988.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2 bays each; some doors now replaced with
windows. Ground-floor openings with segmental, gauged red
brick arches; sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals
to both floors.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3183080362

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