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Calais Gate, Lambeth

Description: Calais Gate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204187

OS Grid Reference: TQ3177376820
OS Grid Coordinates: 531773, 176820
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4750, -0.1040

Location: Cormont Road, Lambeth, Greater London SE5 9RQ

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE5 9RQ

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Listing Text

1. (north side)

Nos 1 to 48 (consec)
Calais Gate
TQ 3176 13/311


Early C20. Large composition. Left part a symmetrical grouping with 5-storey
centre block of 4, 4 and 4 windows whose middle bay projects under tall ornamented
gable. Inner sections of 4 storeys, (2 and 2 windows) have flanking staircase
bays, with tall windows, leading to projecting 6-window end sections (grouped
3 and 3) under crow-stepped gables. Red brick with stone dressings, included
copings to gable ends and to chimneys which are arranged in long, transverse
walls across high-pitched tiled roofs, that of tall centre section hipped.
Windows in centre section and entrances in staircase walls have stone dressings.
These entrances are projecting stone proches and there is a central entrance
under 4-central entrance under 4-centred arch. The right block of buildings
is a rearrangement of the same elements, with the inner sections shortened and
no left projection, linked to the left block behind.

Listing NGR: TQ3177376820

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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