LICENSED VICTUALLERS BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION (CAROLINE GARDENS)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1376538
Date first listed:
28-Feb-1962
Statutory Address:
LICENSED VICTUALLERS BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION (CAROLINE GARDENS), 1-100, ASYLUM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LICENSED VICTUALLERS BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION (CAROLINE GARDENS), 1-100, ASYLUM ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Southwark (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 34760 77375

Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3477SE ASYLUM ROAD 636-1/40/17 (West side) 28/02/62 Licensed Victuallers' Benevolent Institution (Caroline Gardens) Nos.1-100

GV II

Main block of Caroline Gardens, a complex of former almshouses. 1827-33. By Henry Rose. Stock brick with stucco cornice and plain blocking course. U-shaped range with lanes through at each corner and houses facing out both ways and at ends. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays each. Central chapel has hexastyle Ionic portico, entablature with dentil cornice and pediment over with "FOUNDED 1827" in tympanum either side of clock; 2-stage square classical cupola above. Projecting centre section under portico has angle pilasters and high, battered door with moulded architrave and console bracketed cornice. Set back side sections have entrances (now bricked up) with pilasters and entablature with dentil cornice. On the stylobate 2 large Coade stone torchieres. Rest of range has quoin pilasters and pilaster defining end 2 houses on each side, which slightly project. Double doors with oblong overlights. Gauged, cambered brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars. Stucco string course with brick string below above 1st floor. Rear elevation similar with central, slightly projecting 3 bays (chapel) slightly higher, with quoin pilasters and central door. Ends facing street of 5 bays with projecting central 3 bays under pediment over entablature supported on 4 giant pilasters between windows. Stucco architraves to door and windows, stuccoed plinth and 1st-floor sill band in this section. INTERIOR: chapel interior (destroyed in World War II) derelict at time of survey. Nos 1-100 Caroline Gardens form part of a huge complex consisting of double U-shaped ranges around central garden with wide court in between.







Listing NGR: TQ3476077375

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
470541
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/15966/18
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