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Union Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.5074 / 51°30'26"N

Longitude: -0.0962 / 0°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 532218

OS Northings: 180434

OS Grid: TQ322804

Mapcode National: GBR QF.JT

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.8CZS

Plus Code: 9C3XGW43+XG

Entry Name: Union Works

Listing Date: 31 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471164

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/2/564 (North side)
31/05/96 No.60
Union Works


Workshop and engineering premises. c1867-68. For David and
Andrew Derrin. Brick in Flemish bond with header bond to
curved corner ranges.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 5-window range to Park Street and
Emerson Street; 4-window range to Bear Gardens and 2 bays to
rear elevation. Brick plinth. The elevation articulated into
ranges by 5 round-arched window recesses; windows to ground
floor camber-arched; round-arched above. Brick entablature
band and dentil cornice over centre forming a pedimented
Wall projecting to either side of centre range as giant
pilaster strips. Flat-arched entrances set in stucco-faced
aediculates consisting of Tuscan pilasters and entablature
with massive dentil cornice. This treatment repeated to Bear
Gardens elevation with segmental-arched windows, the rest
rebuilt along with the wall. Dentil cornice intact, however.
Plinth stops at corner bay. One Diocletian window to rear.
The gable facing elevation of red brick, 2 storeys and
4-window range, to the rear is not of special architectural
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A refined essay in the "engineer's classical" manner.

Listing NGR: TQ3221880434

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

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