Description: 36, Peckover Street Bd1
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336989
OS Grid Reference: SE1685033180
OS Grid Coordinates: 416850, 433180
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7947, -1.7457
5111 PECKOVER STREET BD1
SE 1633 SE 37/942
Circa 1912-14 wool warehouse/office. Probably a refronting of former chapel.
Three storey and basement 5 bay ashlar front with Neo-Greek detail. Ground
floor entablature and moulded sill band to second floor, the frieze having
Greek key pattern; impost string to second floor as bed mould to keep frieze
of projecting main bracketed cornice; parapet flanked by low, blind, panelled
attic sections with swept supports. Pilastraded ground floor windows and
doorway with waggonway to left, under the entablature. The first floor
windows have splayed eased architrave surrounds decorated with rosettes.
Architrave surround second floor windows, incised bordered panels to inter-
vening wall spaces. Crossed diagonal panel railings between dies, to basement
area. The ground floor windows and doorway have frosted glass of Neo-Greek
pattern but also including Art Nouveau elements. On second floor the windows
have diagonally crossed glazing bars. A carefully detailed elevation executed
to a high standard and making an important contribution to the street picture.
Listing NGR: SE1685033180
Source: English Heritage
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