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Latitude: 51.4742 / 51°28'26"N
Longitude: -0.0832 / 0°4'59"W
OS Eastings: 533219
OS Northings: 176763
OS Grid: TQ332767
Mapcode National: GBR TT.GQ
Mapcode Global: VHGR6.H6WR
Entry Name: Southwark Council Strategic Services Directorate
Listing Date: 27 September 1972
Last Amended: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471182
Location: Southwark, London, SE5
Electoral Ward/Division: Brunswick Park
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Camberwell St Giles with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3376 PECKHAM ROAD
636-1/11/582 (North side)
Southwark Council Strategic Services
(Formerly Listed as:
Southwark Health Department)
Large public building. Dated 1904. Red brick with stone
dressings; slated roof with bracketed eaves cornice above
stone frieze and copper-hooded square timber cupola on raised
central ridge section.
2 storeys with tall, banded rusticated stone basement and
attic with centrally bowed wide dormer; 5 bays. Projecting
square stone outer bays rise through full height to end in
battlemented parapets well above eaves level. Date tablet on
left parapet, sundial and inscription: "Do today's work today"
on right. 5 steps up to double-doored entrance at right under
large round-headed hood, with decorative swags above. Large
windows with stone mullions and transoms and panels between
floors, the central 1st-floor window an oriel rising through
eaves to merge with bowed dormer. Segmental-headed windows to
basement, with keystones rising to ground-floor sill band.
Long, irregular right return in similar style.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ3321976763
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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