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Wheat Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XGW3G+5X

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: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

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


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

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


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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