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English Martyrs Presbytery, Lambeth

Description: English Martyrs Presbytery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204479

OS Grid Reference: TQ2997671633
OS Grid Coordinates: 529976, 171633
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4288, -0.1318

Location: Mitcham Lane, Lambeth, Greater London SW16 1RD

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW16 1RD

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Listing Text

1. (west side)

No 2 (English Martyrs'
TQ 2971 33/682


Light-hearted building of early C20 in a free Art-and-Craft Tudor style. Bright
red brick with stone bands and a tall, tiled roof with interrupted gable end to
road. Three storeys, irregular fenestration. Three closely-set second floor
windows, the middle one shorter to accommodate cresting of ogee lead roof above
half octagonal stone first floor oriel flanked by windows of different sizes.
At ground floor right, a wide window with mullions and transoms; at left a half
glazed door, with sidelights, in Tudor arched entrance many-chamfered with brick
and stone alternating voussoirs. Flanking buttresses support label moulding raised
in centre to hold stone relief portraits of two martyrs. Top gable has wide ogee-headed
cusped panel and a final with ogee stone cap.

Listing NGR: TQ2997671633

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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