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Number 9 and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.505 / 51°30'18"N

Longitude: -0.0882 / 0°5'17"W

OS Eastings: 532780

OS Northings: 180184

OS Grid: TQ327801

Mapcode National: GBR SG.BN

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.FF6M

Entry Name: Number 9 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 6 December 1949

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471291

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Grange

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3280SE ST THOMAS STREET
636-1/17/734 (North side)
06/12/49 No.9
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ST THOMAS'S STREET
(North side)
Chapter House Annexe, No.9)

GV II*

Treasurer's house of old St Thomas's Hospital, part becoming
the later Chapter House Annexe, now all offices. c1706. Brown
brick with red brick dressings, slate roof with dormers behind
brick parapet.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, basement and attic. 7 bays. Left-hand
section has wide, early C18 doorway with panelled Doric
pilasters and carved scroll brackets supporting enriched
cornice and broken segmental pediment. This originally formed
an entrance to a covered passageway leading to Edward Square,
part of the old hospital behind. Later door with fanlight and
multi-light margins.
To right, 2nd doorway with panelled pilasters, scroll brackets
and broken pediment. 1st- and 2nd-floor sash windows with
glazing bars in stucco-lined reveals with flat, gauged-brick
arches and rubbed red brick surrounds. Brick string courses
between floors.
Rear (north) elevation treated in same manner as that of
adjacent former Church of St Thomas, although levels do not
coincide. Flat, gauged-brick arches to sash windows with
glazing bars; Ionic pilasters in between rising through 2
storeys to modillion cornice.
INTERIOR: altered for office use but retains some good
features.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron area railings dated 1852.
Forms, together with rear to No.9A, one of the more important
survivals of Queen Anne architecture in London.
No.9 forms a group with No.9A (former St Thomas's Church and
later Chapter House) and Nos 11-15 (odd) (qv).
No.9 was listed 27.09.72.


Listing NGR: TQ3278080186

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

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