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39,41 and 43, Old Town

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clapham Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4641 / 51°27'50"N

Longitude: -0.1409 / 0°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 529241

OS Northings: 175545

OS Grid: TQ292755

Mapcode National: GBR DY.JB

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.HGWG

Entry Name: 39,41 and 43, Old Town

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204550

Location: Lambeth, London, SW4

County: London

District: Lambeth

London Borough Ward: Clapham Town

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. OLD TOWN
5023 Clapham SW4
(east side)

TQ 2975 16/751 14.7.55 Nos 39, 41 and 43

II* GV

2.
Handsome examples of the early-mid C18 town house. Each two storeys, attic and
basement, four windows. Brownish-yellow brick with red brick dressings. High
pitched tiled roof with two dormers, sash windows with glazing bars, classical
cornices and flat, leaded tops. Moulded and modillioned wood eaves cornice.
Early C19 sash windows with delicate glazing bars in near-flush moulded wood architraves
all under finely gauged brick arches, cut and curved on first floor, supporting
moulded string on ground floor. No 41 has door of six fielded panels; other doors
altered; all under rectangular fanlights, Nos 41 and 43 paired. Doors, set in
panels of stucco banded rustication, have Doric entablature door-cases (that of
No 39 a restoration) with large segmental pediments over.
GLC blue plaque on No 43: JOHN FRANCIS BENTLEY 1839-1902 ARCHITECT LIVED HERE.


Listing NGR: TQ2924175545

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