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Tower Bridge Bridgemasters House (Bridge House Estate) and Gate to Side

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5039 / 51°30'13"N

Longitude: -0.0767 / 0°4'36"W

OS Eastings: 533583

OS Northings: 180077

OS Grid: TQ335800

Mapcode National: GBR VH.X2

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.MG9H

Entry Name: Tower Bridge Bridgemasters House (Bridge House Estate) and Gate to Side

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471401

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 18/02/2013


TQ3380
636-1/2/794
01/07/83


SOUTHWARK
TOWER BRIDGE ROAD (West side)
Tower Bridge Bridgemaster's House (Bridge House Estate) and gate to side

(Formerly Listed as: TOWER BRIDGE ROAD Tower Bridge Bridgemasters House (Bridge House Estate))


GV II


Detached bridgemaster's house on west side of Tower Bridge
approach, partly office. Dated 1906. By Sydney Perks. Red
brick, with Portland stone flush faced ground floor, frieze,
cornice, blocking course and banded quoins to front elevation.
Stock brick south return and rear.
3 storeys with lower level beneath bridge approach, 3 bays
with early C18-style detailing. Recessed door to right hand
bay with bolection architrave, swept up at head. Central
1st-floor window has pedimented eared architrave and a Rococo
cartouche keystone rising to its sill from the window below.
Gauged brick segmental arches to all other windows which are
flush-framed sashes with glazing bars and brick aprons below
sills. North return has 1 Venetian window at 1st floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a wrought-iron gate to right gives access
to steps down to lower level Tower Bridge workshops in yard
beside and beneath the bridge approach.

Listing NGR: TQ3358380077

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

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