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Latitude: 51.4929 / 51°29'34"N
Longitude: -0.092 / 0°5'31"W
OS Eastings: 532552
OS Northings: 178829
OS Grid: TQ325788
Mapcode National: GBR RM.H0
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.CQ6X
Plus Code: 9C3XFWV5+55
Entry Name: Elephant House
Listing Date: 21 August 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386023
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471444
Location: Southwark, London, SE17
Electoral Ward/Division: East Walworth
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Walworth St John
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3278 VICTORY PLACE
636-1/8/834 (North side)
House, originally chambers for single men, now 3 flats. c1840.
Painted stock brick with slate roof, end chimney gables with
kneelers corbelled out on front elevation, which has stepped
3 storeys, 3 bays. Door in plain reveal to centre bay with
later wood surround. Cambered brick arches to all openings;
sash windows with delicate glazing bars (except 1st- and
2nd-floor centre bay, which are casements).
INTERIOR: recently converted; previously had 3 sets of
chambers on either side of central staircase.
Has sociological interest as an early example of the type of
housing for single men which became increasingly popular later
in the century; a rare example of the type south of the
Listing NGR: TQ3255278829
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