MICHAEL FARADAY MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1385511

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1996

Statutory Address: MICHAEL FARADAY MEMORIAL, ELEPHANT AND CASTLE ROUNDABOUT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MICHAEL FARADAY MEMORIAL, ELEPHANT AND CASTLE ROUNDABOUT

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Southwark (London Borough)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TQ3194879061

Details

TQ3179, 636-1/4/883

SOUTHWARK, ELEPHANT AND CASTLE ROUNDABOUT, Michael Faraday Memorial

21/06/96

II

Transformer station for London Transport and memorial to physicist and chemist Michael Faraday. Designed by Rodney Gordon whilst he was in the employment of the London County Council. Designed 1959; built 1960-61. Black-painted steel structural supports and square stainless steel dished panels cladding enclosure. Flat roof. Rectangular plan with 4 supports, one to each side, which are proud of the cladding and the roof; the rectangular enclosure is suspended within. Recessed black-painted plinth. A building of architectural quality and panache; also an early British example of the use of stainless steel as a cladding skin and a building which looks forward in its language and materials to the "high tech" of the 1970s and 1980s.





Listing NGR: TQ3194879061

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 470910

Legacy System: LBS

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