51 AND 53, SOUTHWARK STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1385925
Date first listed:
16-Apr-1996
Statutory Address:
51 AND 53, SOUTHWARK STREET

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Ordnance survey map of 51 AND 53, SOUTHWARK STREET
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Location

Statutory Address:
51 AND 53, SOUTHWARK STREET

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 32357 80133

Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3280 SOUTHWARK STREET 636-1/2/710 (South side) 16/04/96 Nos.51 AND 53

GV II

Warehouse. 1865-1874. Stock brick with stone dressings. Roof hidden behind brick and stone bracketed cornice. Rectangular plan with curved corners to returns. EXTERIOR: 5 storeys, 8-window range, tripartite windows to corners except for top floor where they are quadripartite. 3-window ranges to returns, the centre of each a hoist bay. Most openings are segmental-arched, doubled and round to top floor; side lights to tripartite corner windows are also round-arched. Many windows retain their original sashes: 1x1 to top floor, 3x3 to 2nd and 3rd floors, and 6x6 to 1st floor. Some 2nd-floor sashes are missing. Ground-floor windows were boarded over at time of survey. The ground floor has a stone cornice supported by rusticated brick piers with stone capitals. The side entrance on the curved east corner has a segmental keyed head and round-arched windows to either side. The centrally placed entrance on the main elevation has 2 doorways with segmental heads; they are flanked by Peterhead granite colonnettes with Corinthian capitals. All three 6-panel doors under segmental fanlights are original. Lower brick structure to the rear with segmental-arched openings. INTERIOR: not inspected. Tender mentioned in the "Builder" of 1865, but the structure does not appear to have been occupied until 1874. Forms a group with No.49 (qv).







Listing NGR: TQ3235780133

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
471345
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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Reference: IOE01/03252/09
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