MERCHANT TAYLOR'S ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1080030
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
MERCHANT TAYLOR'S ALMSHOUSES, BRANDHAM ROAD SE13

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Location

Statutory Address:
MERCHANT TAYLOR'S ALMSHOUSES, BRANDHAM ROAD SE13

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lewisham (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 39188 75310

Details

BRANDRAM ROAD SE13 1. 4424 (East Side ) Merchant Taylor's Almshouses

TQ 3975 15/L14 II GV 2. 1826 with additions. Symmetrical south-facing group of shallow U-shape. 2 storeys. Main block of 7 3-bay double houses and side blocks of 4. Pedimented 3-bay centre and ends. Cresting with arms of Guild over pediment; and clock face in tympanum. Wood cupola on ridge above. Moderately low pitched slated roof. Greyish yellow brick. Parapet front with stone cornice. Pilasters support entablature at centre and ends. Stone first floor band. Moulded architraves to casement windows with glazing bars and to 6-panel double doors. Blank windows over doors. Inscription over main door. "The Merchant Taylor's Almshouses, built AD 1826. Master, Tho. Bulcock Burbidge Esq," with names of 4 wardens. Round arched link between North and West blocks has stone impost blocks, keystone and coping with central ball finial. Another block of 2 similar double houses to south-east.

Merchant Taylor's Almshouses and Gate and Walls form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3918775310

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
203229
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 27 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15703/34
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