Description: 34-40, Albury Street Se8
Date Listed: 5 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 203219
OS Grid Reference: TQ3728377588
OS Grid Coordinates: 537283, 177588
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4806, -0.0244
4424 ALBURY STREET SE8
Nos 34 to 40 (even)
TQ 3777 5/D5 5.7.50.
Early C18 terrace, all that remains of a much longer row. Nos 34 to
38 2 storeys, attic and sunk basement, No 40 2 storeys and sunk
basement. 3 bays, the right bay with blank window arch above door.
Multicoloured stock brick with brick red dressings, ie window arches
(segmental on 1st floor, guaged flat on ground floor) and jambs,
quoins and, in No 40, quoins of quasi-pilasters through parapet.
Stone coped parapets conceal high pitched tiled roofs with low
pedimented dormers. Tall, rectangular chimney stacks. Sash windows,
with glazing bars in flush moulded frames have sunk panels below.
Doors of 6,8 and 10 fielded panels, the upper panels glazed in No 34
and 36 which have plain rectangular fanlights. No 38 has later patterned
fanlight. Moulded architrave, swell frieze. Sunk panel pilasters
support elaborate carved consoles and cornice hood.
Many interior features of high quality remain, ie several complete
panelled rooms, marble fireplace surrounds (some in corners)
shelved alcoves and cupboards (1 marble lined with marbled shell
hood.) Also staircases with twist balusters, 3 to a tread, cut
string and carved tread ends, ramped handrails and fluted column
Nos34 to 40 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ3727677586
Source: English Heritage
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