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59 and 61, Union Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5038 / 51°30'13"N

Longitude: -0.0946 / 0°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 532343

OS Northings: 180040

OS Grid: TQ323800

Mapcode National: GBR QH.X3

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9GVJ

Plus Code: 9C3XGW34+G5

Entry Name: 59 and 61, Union Street

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471430

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 St George the Martyr with St Alphage and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Description



SOUTHWARK

TQ3280 UNION STREET
636-1/2/820 (South side)
27/09/72 Nos.59 AND 61

II

House with shop. Early C19, rebuilt at back, front restored
later C20. Brick with good timber shop front and gateway,
moulded stone cornice and blocking course above.
3 storeys, 4 bays with gated archway entrance in left 2 bays
at ground level leading to yard at rear. Panelled shop front
has central double door with large window on either side, each
with a decorative fanlight of radiating metal bars. Shop
windows also have (altered) grilles. Oval Corinthian pilasters
between openings support bracketed wood cornice at 1st-floor
level which extends the full width of front. Entrance to left
has double gates of plain vertical wooden grilles, shaped
above to a hollow curve, with panelling beneath and to the
sides. 1st and 2nd floors have flat, gauged-brick arches to
revealed sashes with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: derelict at time of survey, but much of the C19
interior survives.
(Survey of London: Roberts H: Survey of London: Bankside:
London: 1950-).

Listing NGR: TQ3234380040

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