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OCTAGONAL CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING AT HER MAJESTY'S PRISON

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: OCTAGONAL CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING AT HER MAJESTY'S PRISON

List entry Number: 1080416

Location

OCTAGONAL CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING AT HER MAJESTY'S PRISON, JEBB AVENUE SW2

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204309

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

JEBB AVENUE SW2 1. (south side) 5023 Octagonal central office TQ 3074 22/485 building at HM Prison

II

2. Circa 1820 small 2-storey octagonal building in dull red brick. Low-pitched slated roof with rebuilt central octagonal chimney. On north face a square clock tower with low pyramidal roof and bracketed eaves. Later stock brick buttreses at alternate angles. Sash windows with glazing bars in stucco-lined reveals under segmental arches of bricks on end. This was the former governor's house from whose windows could be seen prisoners working the treadmills which were first used in Brixton prison. The treadmill buildings have been replaced by a one-storey pentice all around the building. Included mainly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: TQ3036874198

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30368 74198

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