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Anchor Terrace and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.5068 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.0949 / 0°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 532312

OS Northings: 180368

OS Grid: TQ323803

Mapcode National: GBR QG.V1

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9DP8

Plus Code: 9C3XGW44+P2

Entry Name: Anchor Terrace and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471334

Location: Borough and Bankside, Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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636-1/2/698 (East side)
27/09/72 Nos.1-15 (Odd)
Anchor Terrace and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.1-15 (Odd)
Anchor Terrace (Main Office of
Courage and Barclay))


8 terraced houses built as unified composition, later
converted to one office complex. 1834. Yellow stock brick,
partially stuccoed. Cast-iron railings and balconies, sections
of balustrading in stone.
EXTERIOR: slightly advanced centre and end sections of 3
storeys, attic and basement; intermediate sections 3 storeys
and basement. Bay pattern: 2;4;5;5;2. End sections have heavy
stucco cornice at 3rd-floor level with attic storey (bearing
another cornice and panelled parapet) above. Central section
(No.7) has similar attic treatment. Intermediate sections have
cornice and panelled parapet at 3rd-floor level.
Stuccoed ground floor and basement. Ground-floor openings are
round-headed with moulded cornice at spring and moulded
architraves. Continuous, break-front cornice heads to doors
with patterned fanlights. Some doors have been replaced by
windows but cornice head treatment remains. Central prostyle
porch supporting balustraded balcony on brackets with dentil
cornice. Round entrance arch resting on paired, square columns
with foliated capitals. Similar balconies to outer sections
and cast-iron balconies to inner sections at 1st-floor level.
Gauged flat brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars on
1st and 2nd floors. Moulded string at 2nd-floor sills in main
features, plain band in inner sections. Facade treatment
continued on return for 3 bays.
INTERIOR: only one curved staircase remains of the original
internal fittings.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead cast-iron railings to steps and
The ground floor exterior was re-rendered in 1958 as an exact
reproduction of the original work. The remains of the old
Globe Theatre have recently been located beneath part of this

Listing NGR: TQ3231080368

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