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Ordnance survey map of 4-7, KELSEY SQUARE
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Statutory Address:

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

Greater London Authority
Bromley (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 37223 69322


The folllowing building shall be added:

KELSEY SQUARE TQ 36 NE Beckenham 2/312 Nos 4-7 (consecutive) II

Fire station, now shop and office, and attached cottages. Built 1873 for Beckenham Volunteer Fire Brigade at the expense of Peter Hoare, owner of the Kelsey estate at Beckenham. Red brick with polychromatic details; gabled plain tile roof; brick ridge and end stacks with oversailing courses. Mid Victorian Domestic Revival style. 2 storeys. Front of 2-window range, with central clock tower, polychromatic segmental arches over paired plate-glass sashes and wide ground floor entry. Corner to side elevation articulated by splayed corner with moulded detail and external end stack. Triple-gabled left side wall in similar style, with hipped and gabled bracketed hoods over panelled half-glazed doors. An early example of an architecturally pretentious fire station.

Listing NGR: TQ3722369316


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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: 05 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15614/07
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