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Former Engine House in Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Latitude: 51.5009 / 51°30'3"N

Longitude: -0.0545 / 0°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 535135

OS Northings: 179787

OS Grid: TQ351797

Mapcode National: GBR JB.2YC

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.0JKS

Plus Code: 9C3XGW2W+96

Entry Name: Former Engine House in Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471284

Location: Rotherhithe, 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

Tagged with: Chimney

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636-1/6/730 (South side)
27/09/72 Former Engine House in Recreation
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Watchhouse and Engine House in
Recreation Ground (on S side,
adjoining No.70))


Engine house, now shelter. Dated 1821 on inscribed panel.
Yellow stock brick with stone-coped parapet and plinth, rear
1 storey, 3 bays to street. Wider central entranceway and 2
smaller window openings with stone sills all with gauged brick
segmental arches and now blind. Square sunk panels flanking
plaque above.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Forms a pair with the former watch house (qv). The watch house
and the engine house flank the street front of the former
burial ground, now a park.

Listing NGR: TQ3513579787

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