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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1064209



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Bexley

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 198733

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WOOLWICH ROAD 1. 5005 Nos 65 and 67 TQ 4975 9/10 (Albion Villas) II 2. Two semi-detached cottages. 1865-6. Built by Joseph Tall. Monolithic in situ concrete, rendered. Hipped slate roof, a later addition (original roof flat with iron reinforcements). Each cottage two storeys, two windows wide. Doorway in outer bay of either cottage. Windows and door squareheaded. Sash windows. Some original glazing bars. Ground floor rusticated (depth of rustication corresponds to the depth of the shuttering). Band at eaves level. The earliest known surviving houses built by Joseph Tall pioneer of concrete shuttering constructed using method patented by Tall in 1865. Original flat roof was very early example of reinforced concrete. Among the earliest surviving concrete houses. Civil Engineer Architect's Journal, 1st September 1966. Concrete, September 1976.

Listing NGR: TQ4922175504

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Concrete' in September, (1976)
'Civil Engineer Architects Journal' in 1 September, (1966)

National Grid Reference: TQ 49221 75504


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