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The Bishops House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newington, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4855 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -0.1068 / 0°6'24"W

OS Eastings: 531545

OS Northings: 177978

OS Grid: TQ315779

Mapcode National: GBR NP.5P

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.3XCM

Plus Code: 9C3XFVPV+57

Entry Name: The Bishops House

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471035

Location: Southwark, London, SE11

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Newington

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kennington Park St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/9/453 (North side)
27/09/72 The Bishop's House


Bishop's house, now day nursery. 1895. By Norman Shaw. For the
Bishop of Rochester. Red brick with stone dressings in Queen
Anne style with high pitched, swept tiled roof with deep,
coved eaves and segment-headed dormers.
2 storeys, attic and basement, 6 bays to street front. 8-bay
left return has entrance in 3-bay centre section, with stone
architrave, pulvinated frieze, cornice and segmental pediment.
Main windows are long with timber mullions and transoms and
flat, gauged-brick arches and keystones, those on ground floor
with blind boxes and those to basement segmental-headed.
1st-floor sill band.
To the rear, the former chapel has large lunette windows with
leaded lights and keystones.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3154577978

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