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Lydia House, Lewisham

Description: Lydia House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 203245

OS Grid Reference: TQ3852276602
OS Grid Coordinates: 538522, 176602
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4714, -0.0070

Locality: Lewisham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE10 8AR

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Listing Text

4424 (North Side)
No 1 (Lydia House)

TQ 5876 9/L19A 30.8.54.

Late Cl8 or early C19. One of a pair with "sherwell", Dartmouth Hill (qv)
in style associated with Michael Searles. Stucco. 3 storeys, attic and
basement in pedimented centre block of 2 windows; 2 storeys and basement,
2 windows in abutting South wing under half-pediment. Fairly low pitched,
slated roof. Dentil cornices and pediments. Shared oval window in
centre pediment, and blank windows on axis. Plain reveals to recessed,
replaced sash Windows with glazing bars. At ground floor centre a
shallow, 3-window canted bay with cornice and balustraded parapet. Main
front, as described, faces Heath, but entrance on return in Dartmouth
Grove. 2-storey, 1 window pedimented entrance extension. 6-panel
door under flat hood on brackets. Tall fanlight with glazing bars over.

Listing NGR: TQ3852276602

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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