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Number 1 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.507 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -0.1047 / 0°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 531629

OS Northings: 180375

OS Grid: TQ316803

Mapcode National: GBR NF.MY

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.4DH2

Plus Code: 9C3XGV4W+Q4

Entry Name: Number 1 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471353

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: Southwark Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/1/744 (South side)
and attached railings


Commercial building, now offices. c1870. Red brick with stone
dressings, further colour added by black and white brick
detail. High slate mansard roof. Corner block with canted
entrance bay on the angle.
EXTERIOR: 2-window ranges to both elevations. 3 storeys with
dormers to mansard, over basement. Pedimented dormers: 2 to
Stamford Street, one on the corner, and another to
Blackfriars: a further straight-headed, 4-light dormer
adjacent to the latter. These windows set behind decorative
iron cresting which caps the strongly modelled bracketed eaves
At 2nd-floor level the openings are all round-arched, with 2x2
sashes under polychromatic brick arches; there is a continuous
arcade of 5 windows to Stamford Street; corner window with
projecting balcony; 2 groups of 3 windows to Blackfriars.
Broad sill band to 2nd-floor windows of patterned brickwork,
punctuated at regular intervals by terracotta knobs set in
square surrounds.
Similar format to 1st-floor windows, this time arranged in 2
groups of 2-light windows, each with authentic 2x2 sashes;
3-light windows to Blackfriars. As before the window in the
canted bay opens onto a balcony, here supported by the
entrance porch. The ground floor is rusticated and decorated
at cornice level with knobs of polished Peterhead granite.
There are 3 tall rectangular windows to the Stamford Street
and 4 to Blackfriars, with the main entrance sheltered by a
rusticated porch. There is a subsidiary door to Stamford
Street which appears to be of an authentic design, but the
main double doors and all the glazing on this floor is of
recent vintage.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: fine railings to Stamford Street basement
area and attractive ironwork to the 1st-floor balcony.
A handsome building designed to make the most of its prominent
position looking toward Blackfriars Bridge. Forms a group with
No.3 Stamford Street (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ3162980375

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