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Watch House in Recreation Ground, Adjoining Number 70

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Latitude: 51.501 / 51°30'3"N

Longitude: -0.0541 / 0°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 535158

OS Northings: 179801

OS Grid: TQ351798

Mapcode National: GBR JB.30T

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.0JQP

Plus Code: 9C3XGW2W+98

Entry Name: Watch House in Recreation Ground, Adjoining Number 70

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471285

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

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636-1/6/728 (South side)
27/09/72 Watch house in Recreation Ground,
adjoining No.70
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Watchhouse and Engine house in
Recreation Ground (on S side,
adjoining No.70))


Watch house. Dated 1821 on inscribed panel. Yellow stock brick
with stone-coped parapet and plinth, lower, lean-to slate roof
1 storey, 3 bays to street. Wider central entrance flanked by
2 small window openings with stone sills, all with gauged
brick segmental arches. Square sunk panels flanking plaque
above. Plaque with inscription about burial ground
incorporated into right return.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Forms a pair with matching engine house (qv). The watch house
and engine house flank the street front of the former burial
ground, now a park.

Listing NGR: TQ3515879801

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