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London Bridge Hospital (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.506 / 51°30'21"N

Longitude: -0.0861 / 0°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 532927

OS Northings: 180301

OS Grid: TQ329803

Mapcode National: GBR SG.T9

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.GDCV

Plus Code: 9C3XGW47+CH

Entry Name: London Bridge Hospital (Part)

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471384

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: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/17/772 (North side)
01/07/83 Nos.17-25 (Odd)
London Bridge Hospital (part)
(Formerly Listed as:
Colonial House)


Commercial building, now part of London Bridge Hospital. 1903.
By CS Peach of Peach and Reilly.
MATERIALS: ornate red brick and buff terracotta dressed
elevation with free use of early C17 details and Baroque
touches; hipped slate roof with lofty chimneys on ridge.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with full attic storey, further attics and
half-sunk basement. 9-bay front with end bays faced in
terracotta breaking forward slightly as wings with broken
pediments above 2nd floor supported by pilaster strips rising
from cartouche and console brackets flanking ground floor
doorway and window respectively with rusticated voussoirs and
decorative keystone. Wings have attic storey decorated with
floral pendants, with decorative cornice to window.
Ground-floor office front faced in terracotta articulated by
range of engaged Doric columns carrying deeply moulded cornice
breaking forward over doorway with broken pediment above.
Small canted and shafted bay windows with aprons and
segmental-headed basement lights with heavy keystones beneath.
1st and 2nd floors have close-set mullioned and transomed
windows in terracotta architraves with bracketed sills and
cornices (1st floor).
Central 1st-floor window projects with segmental head and
wrought-iron "pergola" balcony over doorway. Similar windows
to wings with same balconies at 1st floor. Egg-and-dart bead
moulding to main cornice above 2nd floor, with plain attic
level above topped by further "weaving shed" attic in roof
with additional central dormer above. Building treated
similarly on east return.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Nos 17-25 (odd) Tooley Street now connected to river building
behind by glazed walkway.

Listing NGR: TQ3292780301

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

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