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39,41 AND 43, OLD TOWN

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.

Name: 39,41 AND 43, OLD TOWN

List entry Number: 1065000


39,41 AND 43, OLD TOWN

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204550

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1. OLD TOWN 5023 Clapham SW4 (east side) TQ 2975 16/751 14.7.55 Nos 39, 41 and 43


2. Handsome examples of the early-mid C18 town house. Each two storeys, attic and basement, four windows. Brownish-yellow brick with red brick dressings. High pitched tiled roof with two dormers, sash windows with glazing bars, classical cornices and flat, leaded tops. Moulded and modillioned wood eaves cornice. Early C19 sash windows with delicate glazing bars in near-flush moulded wood architraves all under finely gauged brick arches, cut and curved on first floor, supporting moulded string on ground floor. No 41 has door of six fielded panels; other doors altered; all under rectangular fanlights, Nos 41 and 43 paired. Doors, set in panels of stucco banded rustication, have Doric entablature door-cases (that of No 39 a restoration) with large segmental pediments over. GLC blue plaque on No 43: JOHN FRANCIS BENTLEY 1839-1902 ARCHITECT LIVED HERE.

Listing NGR: TQ2924175545

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29241 75545


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