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Description: Fire Station, with Flats for Fire Officers Above
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200325
OS Grid Reference: TQ4388177022
OS Grid Coordinates: 543881, 177022
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4739, 0.0703
4412 EAGLESFIELD ROAD SE18
Fire Station, with flats
for Fire Officers above
TQ 4377 31/237
1912. Red brick building of 3 storeys, attic and basement, 6 bays, somewhat
irregular. High pitched, gable ended tiled roof with lower fringe of shallower
pitch continuing around gable ends which are tile hung above. 5 large, tile
hung, gabled dormers, almost touching. Window arrangement slightly different
in each dormer. Tall, rectangular brick chimneys. Front varied. Bays one,
5 and 6 have shallow, canted, 3-window oriel bays through 1st and 2nd floors.
Below, in 1st bay 2 1-light windows; in bay 5 a 3-light and in bay 6 a 4-light
window. Bays 2 and 4 have 3-window canted bays through whole height of building,
abutting on inner side on bay 3, which is slightly forward of main wall plane
and arcaded with 3 recesses through 1st and 2nd floors. One window in each recess.
On ground floor centre, 2 large entrances for engines, with stone jambs and
tiled hood. These encroach on inner sides of canted bays, which are cut to 2
windows on ground floor. One plain door in 2nd bay from left. Left basement
windows small and square with cambered relieving arches over. Right basement
windows lunettes. All but a few ground floor windows-have lintels of layered
tiles, and most have cambered relieving arches. All are casements with horizontal
bars. Built by ICC Architects' Department, Fire Brigade Branch, including Owen
Fleming, CC Winmill and W E Brooks.
Listing NGR: TQ4388177022
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Source: English Heritage
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