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Sir William Gaitskell House, Railings, Handrail and Lamp Holder

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471157

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

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

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3479 PARADISE STREET
636-1/6/556 (North side)
24/04/70 No.23
Sir William Gaitskell House,
railings, handrail and lamp-holder
(Formerly Listed as:
PARADISE STREET
No.23
Old Police Station)

II

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
William Gaitskell.

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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