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Statutory Address:

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

Greater London Authority
Croydon (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32702 70202


The following building shall be added.


TQ 37 SW 1/20 No 54, St Valery



Villa, 1880 by Sextus Dyball. Yellow stock brick with red brick and some stone dressings. Steeply pitched tiled roofs with cresting to ridges and finials at apices. Oversailing eaves with ornate brackets. Asymmetrical, 3 and 4 storeys and attics. Tall tower-like wing to left, lower wing to right, with canted roadside bay, linking single bay containing entrance, slightly set back, and reached by long flight of steps forming an integral part of the design. Left hand wing. Semi-basement and 3 full storeys. Paired sashes, beneath flat gauged red brick arches with rendered stone keystones, excepting those to ground floor which have pointed red brick arches to windows, rendered stone imposts, and scalloped frieze to window head. Ornate cast iron balcony to each window. Decorative brick bands, of raised, flush and dentilled brickwork encase the building, above basement window arches, between storeys above, as cill bands to upper two storeys and as impost bands to first and upper storeys. Moulded stone impost band at ground floor. Full dormer with hipped roof and two-light casement. Left hand return, a single bay, is similarly detailed. Central, single bay. Flight of marble steps, with flanking marble panels and parapet on brick infrastructure, rise to pair of part glazed porch doors. Glazed canopy is all that remains of former full length glazed canopy. Gabled porch. Inner single panel glazed doors with plain fanlight acanthus corbels to sides. First floor window as that of tower. Small blind opening above, with pointed red brick arch. Parapet with rendered embattling. Pitched roof behind right hand wing. 2 full storeys and semi basement, and attics. Similarly detailed as left hand wing with continuous brick banding. Canted bay to semi basement, and ground floor, surmounted by glazed conservatory at upper storey. Basement fenestrations as left hand wing. Ground floor canted bay, has replaced casements in original openings. Glazed conservatory above, covers three openings to terrace or balcony. Full dormer with three light casement. Tall stocks with moulded bands and oversailing caps to right, and to rear of tower wing. To right lean-to sun room with 5-bay window at upper level. Applied pilasters between the bays, dentilled cornice, upper lozenge lights with stained glass. Interior. Said to contain finely moulded staircase with moulded pendants. Inner hall contains panelled "dumb waiter". Principal rooms said to retain moulded ceilings and fireplaces Hardwood panelled doors with ornate architraves and doorcases.

Listing NGR: TQ3270270202


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

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Date: 30 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00287/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Evans. Source Historic England Archive
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