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864 and 866, Old Kent Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Nunhead, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4785 / 51°28'42"N

Longitude: -0.0546 / 0°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 535190

OS Northings: 177299

OS Grid: TQ351772

Mapcode National: GBR JC.GXG

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.03GD

Entry Name: 864 and 866, Old Kent Road

Listing Date: 14 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471151

Location: Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Nunhead

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3577SW OLD KENT ROAD
636-1/42/549 (South side)
14/05/75 Nos.864 AND 866

II

Pair of semi-detached houses. c1815. Built by John Lamb, a
timber merchant. Stucco with hipped slate roof with paired
brackets to overhanging eaves; tall central chimney stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 1 main bay each with outer
1-storey and basement, 1-bay entrance extension, slightly set
back and with a separate half-hipped roof. Doors and ground
floor and basement windows obscured by hoardings at time of
survey. Central section articulated by 3 tall fluted pilasters
(flanking windows) which rise through both floors and have
ammonite capitals (a motif popularized by Amon Wilds in
Brighton and now very rare in London) supporting segmental
arches over 1st-floor windows. 1st-floor windows are
segmental-headed in plain reveals.
INTERIOR: not inspected (boarded up at time of survey), but
said to have good internal woodwork and some original
fire-place and surrounds.

Listing NGR: TQ3519077298

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

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