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Harkers Studio

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4847 / 51°29'4"N

Longitude: -0.0923 / 0°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 532557

OS Northings: 177915

OS Grid: TQ325779

Mapcode National: GBR RP.FY

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.CY27

Plus Code: 9C3XFWM5+V3

Entry Name: Harkers Studio

Listing Date: 20 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471219

Location: Faraday, Southwark, London, SE17

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Faraday

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/10/626 (West side)
20/07/89 Harker's Studio


Painting rooms for theatrical scenery. 1904, part rebuilt mid
C20. For Joseph Harker. English bond brick; gabled roof mostly
glazed. Open plan.
2-storey gable end of 3 bays has red brick segmental arches
over metal casements flanking double doors to ground and 1st
floors; moulded red brick cornice beneath gable with louvred
oculus. Rear elevation facing Horsley Street rebuilt in mid
INTERIOR: large room, lit by glazed roof, is occupied by large
wooden paint frames with pulleys and counterweights; these
occupy the side walls and the centre of the room. Large double
doors to ground and 1st floors of rear wall.
An important and rare survival of a theatrical scene-painting
workshop, named after Joseph Harker (1855-1927) who was one of
the most important theatrical scene painters of his day,
having made this reputation through his designs for Henry
Irving's productions at the Lyceum.

Listing NGR: TQ3255777915

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