1-5 Albert Square Sw8
- 31 Jul 2000
- 1-5 Albert Square Sw8, Lambeth, Greater London, SW8 1BU
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ALBERT SQUARE SW8 1. (east side) 5023 Nos 1 to 5 (consec) TQ 3077 7/23 TQ 3076 12/23 18.8.75
Symmetrical terrace with houses grouped 1.3.1. Each of 3 1/2 storeys, 2 or 3 windows wide. Stock brick with hipped slate roofs. Plentiful stucco dressings include quoins and incised ground floor and basement, with banded panels and entablature (with dentil cornice in places) resting on pilasters and engaged columns; main entablature, with modillion cornice and curved brackets, at third floor level; subsidiary cornice at second floor level and top cornice with blocking course.
Sash windows (many with glazing bars) in moulded architraves; console bracketed cornices on first floor. Nos 1 and 5 have projecting square bay, and grouped first floor windows under central pediment; pediment also in group centre.
All doors, and ground floor windows of intermediate houses, are round-arched with impost string. Balustrades to areas and at sides of flights of 6 steps to 4-panel doors with plain fanlights.
Listing NGR: TQ3070177002
© Les Kerry. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Kerry, Les
Rights Holder: Kerry, Les
Brick, Slate, Stucco, Terrace, Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument <By Form>, House, Balustrade, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site