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Numbers 29-45 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4951 / 51°29'42"N

Longitude: -0.1049 / 0°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 531652

OS Northings: 179049

OS Grid: TQ316790

Mapcode National: GBR NL.L7

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.4PD7

Entry Name: Numbers 29-45 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471464

Location: Southwark, London, SE11

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark Holy Trinity and St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3179 WEST SQUARE
636-1/4/854 (East side)
27/09/72 Nos.29-45 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WEST SQUARE
(East side)
Nos.29-45 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 17 houses. 1794, with later alterations. Yellow
brick with stucco dressings; dentil cornice and brick parapet
(except for Nos 29-32 which have upper floors rebuilt, cornice
removed and parapet raised, and No.45 which has stuccoed
cornice and blocking course); slate mansards with dormers to
Nos 29-32, 37-38 & 45.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys (4 to No.36), basements and some attics; 2
bays each (No.45 one-bay). Doors all round-headed with
decorative fanlights in stucco lined recesses (except for Nos
29-32 which have stucco architraves); break-front cornice
heads continuous with stucco impost blocks, and keys. No.29
has panelled wood casing with fluted pilasters, frieze and
cornice; original door with reeded half-columns and cornice
head. No.45 has door on return with moulded architrave with
vermiculated key to round-arched opening containing original
door with cornice head.
Centre section (Nos 35-38) slightly projecting on 2 planes
with 1st-floor windows in round-arched recesses with stucco
string at spring and sill band. Nos 43-44 also project
slightly and have similar details. No.36 has stucco bowed
front to ground floor. Nos 29-32 have stucco band at 1st-floor
sills. All gauged, flat brick arches to windows, mostly sashes
with glazing bars, except Nos 29-32 which have lengthened
casements, No.29 with cast-iron balcony at 1st floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron hand rails and area railings.
The terrace was designed as a unified composition.
The buildings in West Square form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3165279049

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

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