ENTRANCE BUILDING TO CLAPHAM COMMON TUBE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1065005
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE BUILDING TO CLAPHAM COMMON TUBE STATION, THE PAVEMENT

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Location

Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE BUILDING TO CLAPHAM COMMON TUBE STATION, THE PAVEMENT

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29427 75291

Details

TQ 2975 THE PAVEMENT (South side), (Clapham Common), SW4 963/16/770 Entrance to Clapham Common 27.03.81 Tube Station

GV II

Underground Station. 1900, remodelled with new entrance in 1923-4 to the designs of Charles Holden. Small circular domed building with wings to north and south. Structural faience blocks with plinth and top moulding. Glazed dome with ball finial, with UndergrounD motif on frieze renewed in 1997. Circular UndergrounD signs on finials also restored in 1997. Interior is tiled in white with green panel borders. The ticket hall reached via stairs with central cast-iron balustrade; the foyers and access corridors also have white tiles with green panel borders renewed in the pattern of the original in 1997. It is one of only two surviving underground stations with a central island platform, the lines set in a single large hall.

Sources Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985 David Lawrence, Underground Architecture, 1994



Listing NGR: TQ2942775291

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
204563
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lawrence, D, Underground London, (1994)
Menear, L, Londons Underground Stations, (1985)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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