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Southwark Council Strategic Services Directorate

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XFWF8+MP

Entry Name: Southwark Council Strategic Services Directorate

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471182

Location: Southwark, London, SE5

County: Southwark

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

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Listing Text


636-1/11/582 (North side)
27/09/72 No.29
Southwark Council Strategic Services
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
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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