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Description: Carrington House
Date Listed: 12 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 203235
OS Grid Reference: TQ3730476853
OS Grid Coordinates: 537304, 176853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4740, -0.0244
BROOKMILL ROAD SE8
4424 (West Side)
TQ 3776 8/92
1903 by W E Riley, the LCC architect. Large hostel building of
6 storeys and attic, 23 bays. Slightly concave curve around angle of
road. Red brick with some stone cladding and some cement rendering.
At either end square towers have low pitched, pyramidal roofs with
deep, mutuled eaves soffits. 3 narrow windows on each floor. At
irregular intervals 3 bowed-out, stone-faced sections, the outer
ones of 1 bay, the middle one of 2 bays, under gable, 4 and 6
light windows in these sections and doors on ground floor. The
outer stone-faced sections have parapets curved up in centre.
In main areas of building between these features, the 2 upper floors are
rendered under deep cornice. Slated mansard roof above with square-
headed dormers. 2-light sash windows in main areas.
Listing NGR: TQ3730476853
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Source: English Heritage
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