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Former Lambeth Waterworks Muniments Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.3925 / 51°23'33"N

Longitude: -0.3157 / 0°18'56"W

OS Eastings: 517280

OS Northings: 167288

OS Grid: TQ172672

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.32F

Mapcode Global: VHGRG.G8YB

Entry Name: Former Lambeth Waterworks Muniments Building

Listing Date: 29 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491038

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT6

County: London

District: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mark's

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Surbiton St Andrew and St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/03/2018


Kingston University
Seething Wells Halls of Residence
Former Lambeth Waterworks Muniments Building

(Formerly listed as Lambeth Muniments Building, Seething Wells, PORTSMOUTH ROAD)


Muniments building for waterworks, currently a store. 1850-2 by James Simpson for the Lambeth Waterworks in Romanesque style. Built of stock brick in English bond with sandstone dressings and hipped slate roof with moulded sandstone cornice. One storey: 9 x 3 bays. The long sides facing south west and north east are of nine bays, the ends of three bays.

EXTERIOR: The north east elevation has three large recessed panels, each with three round-headed arches with Diocletian windows, sandstone impost blocks and plinths. The second and fifth openings from the left have round-headed doorcases containing double wooden doors with built-in fanlights. The south west elevation is similar but with one doorcase in the second arch from the left. The end elevations each have a similar panel with three Diocletian windows.

INTERIOR: Roof has metal trusses.

In 1995 the building became part of a hall of residence complex to Kingston University.

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

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