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1-5, Albert Square Sw8, Lambeth

Description: 1-5, Albert Square Sw8

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 203988

OS Grid Reference: TQ3070177002
OS Grid Coordinates: 530701, 177002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4769, -0.1194

Location: Albert Square, Lambeth, Greater London SW8 1BU

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW8 1BU

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Listing Text

1. (east side)

Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
TQ 3077 7/23
TQ 3076 12/23 18.8.75


Symmetrical terrace with houses grouped 1.3.1. Each of 3 1/2 storeys, 2 or 3 windows
wide. Stock brick with hipped slate roofs. Plentiful stucco dressings include
quoins and incised ground floor and basement, with banded panels and entablature
(with dentil cornice in places) resting on pilasters and engaged columns; main
entablature, with modillion cornice and curved brackets, at third floor level;
subsidiary cornice at second floor level and top cornice with blocking course.
Sash windows (many with glazing bars) in moulded architraves; console bracketed
cornices on first floor. Nos 1 and 5 have projecting square bay, and grouped
first floor windows under central pediment; pediment also in group centre.
All doors, and ground floor windows of intermediate houses, are round-arched
with impost string. Balustrades to areas and at sides of flights of 6 steps
to 4-panel doors with plain fanlights.

Listing NGR: TQ3070177002

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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