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

Greater London Authority
Southwark (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32557 77915



TQ3277 QUEEN'S ROW 636-1/10/626 (West side) 20/07/89 Harker's Studio


Painting rooms for theatrical scenery. 1904, part rebuilt mid C20. For Joseph Harker. English bond brick; gabled roof mostly glazed. Open plan. 2-storey gable end of 3 bays has red brick segmental arches over metal casements flanking double doors to ground and 1st floors; moulded red brick cornice beneath gable with louvred oculus. Rear elevation facing Horsley Street rebuilt in mid C20. INTERIOR: large room, lit by glazed roof, is occupied by large wooden paint frames with pulleys and counterweights; these occupy the side walls and the centre of the room. Large double doors to ground and 1st floors of rear wall. An important and rare survival of a theatrical scene-painting workshop, named after Joseph Harker (1855-1927) who was one of the most important theatrical scene painters of his day, having made this reputation through his designs for Henry Irving's productions at the Lyceum.

Listing NGR: TQ3255777915


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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: 23 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04554/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David March. Source Historic England Archive
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