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Description: 53, 53a and 55, Blackheath Park Se3
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200222
OS Grid Reference: TQ4008475926
OS Grid Coordinates: 540084, 175926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4650, 0.0152
4412 BLACKHEATH PARK SE3
Nos 53, 53A & 55
TQ 4075 46/167
No 53. Circa 1830 villa of 3 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Low pitched,
hipped slate roof with eaves soffit. Painted brick with stuccoed front. Plain
reveals to sash windows with glazing bars (some replaced) those on ground floor
in square. headed recesses. 7 steps, with wrought iron handrail, to prostyle
Doric porch with fluted columns and pilasters. Renewed door. Enlarged left
basement window. No 53A 2-storey, 5-window expansion into residence of what
was once a coachhouse. Stuccoed front with parapet. Fills space between Nos
53 and 55 and adjoins both. Plain reveals to sash windows with glazing bars
on 1st floor. On ground floor a tiny oriel and a large, rounded bay of early
C19 style, almost certainly imported. Also imported a very grand C18 Doric prostyle
porch with fluted columns and pilasters, triglyph and paterae friezes and open
pediment with mutule cornice and panelled soffit. Within porch a door of 6 fielded
panels, with enriched cornice head and modern radial fanlight, in panelled reveal
whose cornice is continuous with cornice head and has moulded architrave with
keystone. No 55. Circa 1830 40 villa of 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows.
Hipped, slate roof of moderately low pitch. Paired brackets to eaves soffit.
Multicoloured stock brick with stuccoed front. Plain reveals to sash windows
with glazing bars. 7 steps to prostyle Doric porch with fluted columns and pilasters.
Door of 2 flat and 4 fielded panels. 1-storey garage extension at right.
Listing NGR: TQ4008575928
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Source: English Heritage
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