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Wheat Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5029 / 51°30'10"N

Longitude: -0.0726 / 0°4'21"W

OS Eastings: 533875

OS Northings: 179979

OS Grid: TQ338799

Mapcode National: GBR WH.VF

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.PHH7

Entry Name: Wheat Wharf

Listing Date: 20 January 1982

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471314

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen, St Olave, St John and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/03/2016

TQ3379
636-1/5/686

SOUTHWARK
SHAD THAMES (South side)
No.27 (Wheat Wharf)

(Formerly listed as No.29, previously listed as SHAD THAMES 'W11' Warehouse, Butler's Wharf)

20/01/82

GV
II
Former grain warehouse. Early to mid C19. White Suffolk brick front refacing to stock brick walls, pitched slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys (5 to central bay), near symmetrical front of 12 bays (an extra bay to right section); stepped brick eaves cornice raised in low broad gable over centre 5 bays. Column of hatch ranks in outer bays of this central section. Ground-floor openings altered, some with concrete lintels. Tripartite windows with timber frames and segmental header brick arches. 6 bay gable end to Maguire Street. Rear elevation has 2 flat-roofed dormer hatches with simple timber beam hoists; small 2-light windows with cambered brick arches and Portland stone sills.
INTERIOR: believed to be entirely timber-framed with 5 aisles of square posts with bracket spreader caps supporting floors and a queen post roof. Open timber staircases. An early warehouse survival.

Listing NGR: TQ3387579979

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

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