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Former Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4882 / 51°29'17"N

Longitude: -0.0771 / 0°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 533600

OS Northings: 178341

OS Grid: TQ336783

Mapcode National: GBR VN.TP

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.MV2H

Entry Name: Former Fire Station

Listing Date: 27 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471148

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: East Walworth

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walworth St Christopher

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3378 OLD KENT ROAD
636-1/8/546 (South side)
27/04/89 Nos.306-312 (Even)
Former Fire Station

II

Fire station. 1903-4. by LCC Architects' Department.
MATERIALS: red brick with Portland Stone dressings; slate
mansard roof with dormers; brick ridge and lateral stacks with
stone bands and cornicing.
PLAN: L-plan.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and attic; 6 bays, outer bays framed by
pilaster and quoin strips with alternate stone blocks rising
to simple blocked entablature and dentilled cornice (hacked
away in part).
Projecting ground-floor elevation of stone ashlar with 4- and
5-light stone mullioned and transomed windows to left of
double entries for engines (blocked up at time of survey) and
moulded cornice to sunk parapet surmounted by iron railings.
Flat-roofed dormers and stacks flank double-gabled central
dormers with banded brick and stone facade and 4 keyed
segmental-arched 12-pane sashes. All windows are 12-pane
sashes with segmental brick arches, except those on 3rd floor
which are flat.
Similar 6-bay left-hand return to Shorncliffe Road with
mullioned and transomed windows and triple-keyed
segmental-arched blocked architrave to doorway; canted end bay
framed by similar pilaster and quoin strips; similar cornice
and flat-roofed dormer. Narrow tower to rear has
segmental-arched openings and stone ashlar upper stage
surmounted by open pediment.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3360078340

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

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