British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

15-23, Albert Square Sw8, Lambeth

Description: 15-23, Albert Square Sw8

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 203990

OS Grid Reference: TQ3064777068
OS Grid Coordinates: 530647, 177068
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4775, -0.1201

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

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

1. (west side)
Nos 15 to 23 (consec)
TQ 3077 7/25 18.8.75


Symmetrical terrace with houses grouped 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 15, 18, 20 and 23 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: TQ3064777068

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.