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Office Building at the Former Imperial Gas Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Sands End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4763 / 51°28'34"N

Longitude: -0.1868 / 0°11'12"W

OS Eastings: 526021

OS Northings: 176818

OS Grid: TQ260768

Mapcode National: GBR 2S.8Y

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.Q533

Entry Name: Office Building at the Former Imperial Gas Works

Listing Date: 7 June 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 500688

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London, SW6

County: London

District: Hammersmith and Fulham

Electoral Ward/Division: Sands End

Built-Up Area: Hammersmith and Fulham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Walham Green

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


333/0/10072 SANDS END LANE
07-JUN-07 Fulham
Office building at the former Imperial
Gas Works

GV II
Office Building at the Fulham Gas Works

Office building. C.1850, ascribed to Francis Edwards (d.1857), for the Imperial Gas Light & Coke Company. Stucco fronted brick. EXTERIOR: Main elevation of five bays with lower two-storey continuation to south. Two floors. Door set within a moulded architrave with overlight. Windows also within moulded surrounds: those to ground floor mainly 2/2 pane sashes, those to first floor mainly 2 pane upper sashes over 12 pane lower sashes. Entablatures at first floor and cornice level. Sunken panels beneath first floor windows (two, positioned on either side, of central one). Parapet with central pediment. Four bay elevations to north and south returns. INTERIOR: retains open well stone staircase (with concrete render over steps) with cast iron rails; tile-lined entrance and sides to stair; some plasterwork and joinery to tall ground floor rooms, including moulded window surrounds. HISTORY: built as the offices to the Fulham Gas Works, and forming part of a site with a strong association with the gas industry, going back to 1824.

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