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Description: Old Town Hall (Church of England Children's Society)
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204363
OS Grid Reference: TQ3125178108
OS Grid Coordinates: 531251, 178108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4867, -0.1110
KENNINGTON ROAD SE11
1. (east side)
Old Town Hall (Church of
TQ 3178 5/546
Formerly Lambeth Town Hall. Classical building of mid C19. Two storeys and sunk
basement, nine windows in three three-bay sections. Slightly projecting centre
section has tetrastyle Tuscan portico in antis with modillion cornice and pediment.
Greyish brick. Outer sections have paired pilaster bay divisions with entablatures
to each floor; and arcaded ground floor. Sash windows with margin lights, mostly
in moulded architraves; console bracketed cornices and pediments on ground floor
centre. Modern central door in surround of vermiculate rusticated columns, Doric
entablature and thin (later?) pediment in an outer surround also with vermiculate
rustications. Wrought iron area railings (some replaced) with bulb finials.
Building is T-shaped and central back projection has bowed end.
Listing NGR: TQ3125178108
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Source: English Heritage
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