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Latitude: 51.4997 / 51°29'58"N
Longitude: -0.0589 / 0°3'32"W
OS Eastings: 534831
OS Northings: 179646
OS Grid: TQ348796
Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.XL
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.XKQP
Entry Name: Sir William Gaitskell House, Railings, Handrail and Lamp Holder
Listing Date: 24 April 1970
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471157
Location: Southwark, London, SE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Rotherhithe
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Rotherhithe St Mary with All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3479 PARADISE STREET
636-1/6/556 (North side)
Sir William Gaitskell House,
railings, handrail and lamp-holder
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Police Station)
House, 1814, police station from 1838 and now offices.
Multi-coloured stock brick with slate mansard with dormers
behind stone cornice and blocking course.
3 storeys, attic and basement, 3 bays. Central door and
round-headed ground-floor windows in recesses with gauged
brick round arches and stucco strings at springs. Double door
has panelled jambs with Greek fret motif, cornice head and
patterned fanlight. Sash windows with glazing bars, those to
1st and 2nd floors with flat, gauged-brick arches. 1st-floor
stucco sill band.
INTERIOR: has some good surviving fluted and carved timber
door architraves, carved doors with circular motifs, pilasters
supporting groin-vaulted ceiling in hall, and decorative
friezes to main rooms.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron handrail, overthrow with
lamp-holder and area railings.
The building is now named after its first occupant, Sir
Listing NGR: TQ3483179646
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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