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Telephone Exchange, Lewisham

Description: Telephone Exchange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 203286

OS Grid Reference: TQ3872575166
OS Grid Coordinates: 538725, 175166
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4585, -0.0046

Location: 12 Wisteria Road, London SE13 5HN SE13 5AD

Locality: Lewisham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE13 5AD

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Listing Text

Telephone Exchange
TQ 3875 14/271
Early C20 probably by Leonard Stokes. 3 storeys, 4 windows.
Top storey appears to be a later addition in multicoloured stock brick with
stone coped parapet and gauged brick arches to flush frame hinged windows
with glazing bars. These rest on stone coping of original parapet. 2 lower
floors of multicoloured stock brick with red brick dressings, ie gauged
brick window arches, window jambs, panels of banding between lst and ground
floor windows; and angles of building. Flat, stone pilasters within angles
rest on stone-coped plinth and rise through moulded stone cornice and stone-
coped red brick parapet to end in small capitals. Flush framed sash windows
with glazing bars. 1-storey, 1-bay left entrance extension banded in red
brick. Seven steps, with stone coped and banded side wall, to 5-panel door
under gauged red brick arch. Similar 3-bay rear extension without pilasters
or cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3872575166

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Source: English Heritage

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