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Thames Tunnel Mills Including Detached Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5018 / 51°30'6"N

Longitude: -0.0539 / 0°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 535170

OS Northings: 179886

OS Grid: TQ351798

Mapcode National: GBR JB.32R

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.0JV3

Entry Name: Thames Tunnel Mills Including Detached Chimney

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471243

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Rotherhithe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

TQ3579 ROTHERHITHE STREET
636-1/6/649 (North side)
01/07/83 Nos.111, 113 AND 115
Thames Tunnel Mills including
detached chimney
(Formerly Listed as:
ROTHERHITHE STREET
Nos.111-115 (Odd)
Thames Tunnel Mills)

GV II

Complex of mill buildings and warehousing, now restored and
converted as flats. Mid C19 with later block to east.
MATERIALS: stock brick with Portland stone details, recent
roof extensions.
PLAN: west single-storey range of which only the river front
remains, and later C19 block to east.
EXTERIOR: west range: 5 bays; central, gauged brick,
round-headed wharf portal flanked by similarly arched windows.
Brick triglyph frieze band with cornice and Portland coping.
Adjoining eastwards, block of 6 storeys, 5 bays with twin,
stepped gables with coping to street front. Ground-floor
windows in segmental-headed recesses with stone band above
from which giant segmental-arched recesses rise through upper
floors, containing windows and hatch rank (adapted as windows
and balconies). Brick cornice above.
At north-west corner is a detached lofty octagonal chimney
stack with Portland stone cornice cap.
Later C19 eastern block of 7 storeys, 6 bays with parapet
coping. Ground floor to street has 2 segmental-headed entrance
ways, similar window treatment as west section to all floors.
Hatch rank and some other openings with grey brick bull-nosed
reveals; engineering brick plinth.
INTERIOR: the timber floors supported on cast-iron columns are
said to be still mostly in situ.

Listing NGR: TQ3517079886

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

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