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Leather Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.5001 / 51°30'0"N

Longitude: -0.085 / 0°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 533016

OS Northings: 179643

OS Grid: TQ330796

Mapcode National: GBR TJ.1F

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.GKWD

Plus Code: 9C3XGW27+2X

Entry Name: Leather Market

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471467

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Grange

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/5/858 (East side)
27/09/72 Leather Market


Leather market, now mixed commercial uses. 1833, 3-bay section
at right rebuilt more plainly after war. Multi-coloured stock
brick with stone cornice and coped brick parapet to central
section, lower stone cornice and brick parapet to left
Long front of 3 storeys, 16 bays with 9-bay central section
articulated with 10 giant, stone-capped pilasters on thick
moulded stone bases, supporting architrave, frieze, modillion
cornice and parapet with pilasters. High, projecting stone
plinth to ground-floor with 4-bay left section containing
2-storey round-arched vehicle entrance with vermiculate
rusticated voussoirs and plain keystone.
Square-headed ground-floor openings have stone surrounds.
1st-floor windows have stone lintels, continuing as band
across outer sections. 2nd-floor windows have gauged, flat
brick arches. Many sash windows with glazing bars, not all
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Good warehouse elevation to rear with brick modillion cornice,
large hatch ranks and hoists. Various ground-floor openings;
gauged-brick arches to windows, those at 1st floor flat, those
at 2nd floor segmental. The rear forms one side of a courtyard
of warehouse fronts, including No.8A Leathermarket Yard (qv),
with which it forms a good group of C19 industrial buildings.

Listing NGR: TQ3301679643

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

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