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Oval House, Lambeth

Description: Oval House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204331

OS Grid Reference: TQ3103777638
OS Grid Coordinates: 531037, 177638
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4825, -0.1143

Location: Kennington Oval, Lambeth, Greater London SW8 1NB

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

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Listing Text

1. (south-west side)

Nos 52 and 54
(Oval House)
TQ 3177 8/511


Tall mid C19 villa of 3 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Stucco with incised
lines; fairly low pitched hipped slate roof. Sash windows, some with margin
lights, in chamfered reveals. Ground floor windows, including those in projecting
canted bays on the returns, are casements with transoms; fancy glazing on left
return. Five steps, with pierced side walls, to projecting porch whose parapet
rises to a central peak. Tudor arched entrance. The birthplace of Field Marshal
Lord Montgomery.

Listing NGR: TQ3103777638

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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