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Statutory Address:

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

Greater London Authority
Lewisham (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 36537 76864


1. 4424 LEWISHAM WAY SE14 (South-west Side) Goldsmiths' College TQ 3676 7/D15

II 2. Front section 1844 by John Shaw. 3 storeys, 16 windows. English Renaissance style. Red brick with stone dressings, ie rusticated quoins, entablature with modillion cornice, coping to parapet, guilloche moulded 2nd floor band, door and window dressings. Moulded architraves, those on ground and 1st floor eared, to sash windows with glazing bars. Cornices and bracketed cills to 2nd floor windows, cornices also to ground floor windows resting on string; wall below stone faced. Wide recessed side entrances, under bracketed entablatures, have modern windows. Main entrance on axis has modern glazed double doors beneath older glazing which fills head of 2-storey round arch with moulded architrave, impost blocks and scrolled keystone; the whole framed in Doric order with attached columns and lions' heads in frieze above. Inscription: "GOLDSMITH'S COLLEGE" between. Small round windows in spandrels. Achievement of arms on tablet above entrance. Long returns in similar style have rusticated pilasters at intervals; and numerous extensions and additions. Garden front of back building 1905, neo-classical style. 3 storeys. Projecting 5-bay centre and 1-bay links to 3-bay outer wings. Red brick with stone dressings, ie frieze and cornice, parapet coping and balustraded centre to parapet. 4 tall pilasters, resting on stone-faced ground floor, define middle bays and support enriched entablature. Round windows on 2nd floor; 1st floor blank. Niche, on ground floor axis, framed in carved garlands, as are 2nd floor windows. Lunettes in 2nd floor of links. Other window sashes with glazing bars under gauged brick arches with stone keys. Stone 1st floor band supports rusticated quoins at angles, matching pilasters in end sections. Entrances, 3rd bays from end, have 6-panel double doors under rectangular fanlights with thick bars; all within eared architrave with triple keystone.

Listing NGR: TQ3653776864


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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: 08 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14425/24
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