HARKERS STUDIO

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1385807

Date first listed: 20-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: HARKERS STUDIO, QUEENS ROW

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Location

Statutory Address: HARKERS STUDIO, QUEENS ROW

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 32557 77915

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Details

SOUTHWARK

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

II

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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Legacy System: LBS

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