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Hoptons Almshouses, Hopton Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.5065 / 51°30'23"N

Longitude: -0.1018 / 0°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 531832

OS Northings: 180330

OS Grid: TQ318803

Mapcode National: GBR PG.83

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.6D0F

Plus Code: 9C3XGV4X+J7

Entry Name: Hoptons Almshouses, Hopton Gardens

Listing Date: 2 March 1950

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471027

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

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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Listing Text


636-1/1/448 (East side)
02/03/50 Nos.12-21 (Consecutive)
Hopton's Almshouses, Hopton Gardens
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Hopton's Almshouses)


Almshouses. 1746-9, 1825, partly rebuilt C20. Built by Thomas
Ellis and William Cooley to designs of Mr Batterson, trustee
of Charles Hopton's will and a builder; 2 extra houses added
1825, rebuilt after war damage; all buildings modernised and
re-opened 1988.
MATERIALS: brick with rusticated stone quoins; tiled roofs
with overhanging eaves, hipped at ends; some roofs renewed.
PLAN: 2 linked blocks, forming the southern range of
originally 28 almshouses, grouped around 3 sides of a garden.
Western end of this range is a C-shaped block (with the later
2 houses projecting at the south west corner), now adapted as
7 dwellings, linked by a brick arch to a range, orginally of 4
(now Nos 12-14).
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: TQ3183280330

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

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