DENMARK HILL STATION, CUTTING WALLS AND PLATFORMS, WITH PHOENIX AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1386053
Date first listed:
17-Sep-1998
Statutory Address:
DENMARK HILL STATION, CUTTING WALLS AND PLATFORMS, WITH PHOENIX AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE, WINDSOR WALK

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Location

Statutory Address:
DENMARK HILL STATION, CUTTING WALLS AND PLATFORMS, WITH PHOENIX AND FIRKIN PUBLIC HOUSE, WINDSOR WALK

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 32803 76066

Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3276 WINDSOR WALK 636-1/11/866 (West side) Denmark Hill Station, cutting walls & platforms, with Phoenix & Firkin PH

II

Railway station, platforms and canopies, part now public house, with retaining walls to cutting. 1864-66. Gutted by fire in 1980, after which the centre section converted to a public house. MATERIALS: brick in Flemish bond, stone and terracotta. Hipped roofs of slate and curved mansard roofs of metal. Cast-iron columns, porch and brackets. STYLE: high Victorian Gothic. PLAN: 3-part plan. The centre section has 2 storeys, hipped roof, and 9-window range; single-storey end pavilions, with mansard roofs, 3 windows each. These project in front of centre section to frame a porch area which is covered by a metal porch. At far ends of the station are 2-storey extensions of 2 windows each, recessed somewhat from the projecting pavilions. EXTERIOR: all ground-floor windows are round-arched except for those in the units at extreme ends, which are segmental-arched to left and camber-arched to right. Continuous springing band with stylised foliage cast in terracotta. Lower spandrels of each window are recessed, some decorated with different coloured brickwork. Entablature with bracketed cornice to all pavilions except for extreme end wings which have a plain entablature. All ground-floor windows have hood mouldings and keystones with incised ornament. Parapet to mansarded bays have balustrade cast in floral pattern. First-floor windows of centre block are round-arched with springing bands and hood mouldings grouped in threes. Deep cast-iron brackets support porch which runs in front of the centre block. Stacks to join of centre and end wings, ornamented with attached colonnettes and cornice. Return to Champion Park has camber-arched windows and the same range of materials as on the main elevation. Left return to round-arched windows. Ridge stacks to end units. The east-facing elevation over the cutting has a glazed passage to stairs of a C19 design; the elevation reproduces motifs from the main elevation. The design of platform fixtures and walls supporting the station over the cutting and retaining walls to cutting in of original C19 design,



dominated by segmental and banded brick arches and brick polycrome decoration. INTERIOR: of right-hand pavilion has waiting room with ornamented coved cornice. All platforms have cast-iron columns supporting cast-iron and wood canopies; a rare and unusually complete example of a Victorian suburban station.



Listing NGR: TQ3280376066

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
471474
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.

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Date: 09 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04552/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David March. Source Historic England Archive
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