OCTAGONAL CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING AT HER MAJESTY'S PRISON

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1080416

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

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

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Location

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

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 30368 74198

Summary

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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 The treadmill buildings have been replaced by a one-storey pentice all around the building.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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 204309

Legacy System: LBS

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