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Former London and County Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5027 / 51°30'9"N

Longitude: -0.0775 / 0°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 533529

OS Northings: 179945

OS Grid: TQ335799

Mapcode National: GBR VH.QH

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.LHVD

Entry Name: Former London and County Bank

Listing Date: 29 July 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471392

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: 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

TQ 3379 TOOLEY STREET

636-0/9/10116 No. 201 (former London and County Bank)
GV II
Bank. 1900.'By William Campbell Jones; the builder a Mr Rider. For the London and County Bank. Brick with stone rustication on ground floor and stone dressings above. Roofs of slate; ogee cap to corner range sheathed in metal. Free Classical style favoured by Jones, and found in other works for the London and County Bank. Canted corner plan of one-window range. 5-window range to Tooley Street elevation and 6-window range to Tower Bridge. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and dormer over high basement. Central ranges of each elevation spanned by pedimented facing gable and raking cornice. The end and corner ranges framed by giant pilasters of the Ionic order to the lst and 2nd floors and set
forward from the plane of the wall. Broad entablature continuous on 3 sides. Pound-arched entrance in corner range with segmental balustraded balcony above. Rustication to ground-floor of pilastered ranges. The windows between are segmental-arched. All other windows are flat-arched except where otherwise noted. Sash windows of an authentic design, 6x6 to upper floors. All upper-floor windows with architraves, those to 1st floor with alternating segmental and triangular pediments; in end ranges of long elevations they have cornices only. Second-floor windows with keyed surround. Triple window set in Palladian surround to facing gable. Hexagonal turret with triangular buttresses of one stage to corner range; the windows are round-arched. The roof broaches into a dome with a finial. INTERIOR: not inspected.
The composition is lively and forms a good group with Tower Bridge (qv). The quality of construction and materials is high, and the original fabric largely intact.

Listing NGR: TQ3352979945

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

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