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120, Woodcote Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton, London

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Latitude: 51.3575 / 51°21'26"N

Longitude: -0.1497 / 0°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 528931

OS Northings: 163671

OS Grid: TQ289636

Mapcode National: GBR F8.8XX

Mapcode Global: VHGRR.C47P

Entry Name: 120, Woodcote Road

Listing Date: 7 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477097

Location: Sutton, London, SM6

County: London

District: Sutton

Electoral Ward/Division: Wallington South

Built-Up Area: Sutton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wallington, St Patrick

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

No 120
Gas company showroom and stores, later carpet showrooms. 1929-30 for the Croydon Gas Company by A Douglas Robinson in Spanish style. steel-framed with plastered exterior and hipped pantiled roof with brick chimneystacks with ceramic pots. Corner site with central part of the building set diagonally of two storeys with splayed corners, cornice of curved tiles and three 12-pane sash windows with decorated motif above central window. Ground floor accessed by large corner entrance with decorative architrave and coat of arms of Croydon Gas Company above and two radiating arms of showroom shop windows crowned by pantiles to the ground floor. This incorporates an archway to right hand side and also a pair of wooden gates with large L-shaped iron hinges. The plan had showrooms, shop and accounts on the ground floor and lecture hall and room settings on the first floor. Original interior features include stone staircase with iron handrail and tripartite round-headed staircase window with cable-moulded colonnettes, stone fireplace with panel and twisted columns, stone fireplace with pilasters, brackets and floral panel to former lecture hall, platform to former lecture hall, cast iron decorative skylight, original oak doors including ornate plaster mouldings, gas light fittings and sanitaryware. A showroom of similar style at Thornton Heath has been altered but Wallington has a more interesting plan.
["The Architect and Building News" June 61930.]

Listing NGR: TQ2893163671

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