MAIN BLOCK OF THE COUNTY HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1358192

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: MAIN BLOCK OF THE COUNTY HALL, BELVEDERE ROAD SE1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MAIN BLOCK OF THE COUNTY HALL, BELVEDERE ROAD SE1

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 30659 79791

Summary

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History

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Details

1. BELVEDERE ROAD SE1 5023 (west side) Main block of The County Hall TQ 3079 2/35 19.10.51

II*

2. 1911-1933 by Ralph Knott. Long symmetrical main west elevation to river. Five storeys of Portland stone ashlar with a steep mansard roof with dark tiles and 2 tiers of dormers. Rusticated ground floor and end pavilions. Deep concave central section in segmental curve of 19 bays, windows framed in giant Ionic order. Attic stage above has round windows alternating with carved escutcheons. Varying classical window treatments. Dramatic emphasis provided by tall niches, at salient points, holding heroic size sculptured figures. Other elevations similar, but eastern (entrance) front simpler. South front has members' entrance though tall arch to high vaulted passage leading to inner courtyard.

Listing NGR: TQ3065979791

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 203997

Legacy System: LBS

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