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Charlotte Sharman School, Block Fronting Geraldine Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4958 / 51°29'44"N

Longitude: -0.1058 / 0°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 531590

OS Northings: 179128

OS Grid: TQ315791

Mapcode National: GBR NK.DZ

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.3NYP

Entry Name: Charlotte Sharman School, Block Fronting Geraldine Street

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471465

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
636-1/4/855 (North West side)
Charlotte Sharman School, block
fronting Geraldine Street

II

School. 1884-5. For the School Board for London. Yellow and
red brick with black brick plinth. Irregular L-plan. Block
with long elevation to Geraldine Street, between West Square
and St George's Road.
EXTERIOR: the 2 upper storeys are built in yellow brick and
articulated by a blind segmental-arched arcade, the arches and
banding in red brick. The 2nd-floor windows have segmental
heads, while those on the 1st floor have flat arches. The
ground floor is red brick with banded rustication and has
rectangular windows surmounted by segmental pointed arches
with keystones.
The south elevation has 5-window range with a projecting
corner block and 2-window range to the east; the west
elevation (facing Geraldine Street) has a 12-window range with
2 slightly projecting blocks of 2-window ranges at either end;
the north elevation has a 3-window range with blind arches,
and a projecting corner block of 4-window range at the south
end. The great majority of the windows still retain their
original glazing bars.
The brick parapet surrounding the rooftop playground has
rectangular openings, the proportions and placement of which
suggest the attic storey of a Classical building.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3159079128

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

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