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The Blackfriars Settlement and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5025 / 51°30'8"N

Longitude: -0.103 / 0°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 531760

OS Northings: 179874

OS Grid: TQ317798

Mapcode National: GBR PH.0L

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.5HCK

Entry Name: The Blackfriars Settlement and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471119

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3179 NELSON SQUARE
636-1/4/527 (South side)
27/09/72 Nos.44-47 (Consecutive)
The Blackfriars Settlement and
attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
NELSON SQUARE
Nos.44-47 (Consecutive)
The Blackfriars Settlement)

II

Terrace of 4 houses. c1807-1810. Possibly by SP Cockerell.
Stock brick with parapet, Nos 45 & 47 with banded, rusticated
stuccoed ground floors.
Nos 44-46: 5 storeys and sunken basement, 3 bays each. No.47:
4 storeys and sunken basement, 3 bays. Doors to Nos 45 & 47
round-arched with fluted, Doric columns, cornice heads, fluted
pilaster jambs and fanlights. Doors to former Nos 44 & 46 now
altered to windows.
Tightly spaced fenestration: flat, gauged-brick arches to sash
windows with glazing bars except on ground-floor of Nos 45 &
47 where the arches are segmental with struck voussoirs in
stucco. The 2 left-hand windows to No.47 are in slightly
projecting, full-height bow section. Wrought-iron balcony on
iron brackets along 1st floor of all 4 houses.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original spearhead railings with urn
finials.
The last few surviving houses of the square of c1807-1810.

Listing NGR: TQ3176079874

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

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