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Station Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Clapham Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4655 / 51°27'55"N

Longitude: -0.1324 / 0°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 529827

OS Northings: 175708

OS Grid: TQ298757

Mapcode National: GBR GX.FV

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.NFCF

Entry Name: Station Building

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204740

Location: Lambeth, London, SW4

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Clapham Town

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

VOLTAIRE ROAD SW4
1. (north-east side)
5023

Station Building
TQ 2975 16/1004

II

2.
Formerly part of Clapham Station (and still backs on to platform); now partly
a dress manufacturer's workshop, partly disused.
C19 group of buildings in Gothic style. Forebuilding a square, 2-storey, 2-window
block with pyramidal slated roof and moulded wood eaves cornice. Rear range,
of one-storey, 10 bays, has moderately low-pitched hip ended slate roof with boxed
eaves.
Main quality of building is structural polychromy. Stock brick background with
black brick plinth and dado of pale terra-cotta with darker rail. Pale terra-cotta
flush bands. Impost strings of darker terra-cotta spring from pointed relieving
arches of Tudor-arched doorways with herringbone brickwork in tympana. These
are paired, with a tiny pointed window between. Two Tudor-arched windows and
2 smaller outer pointed windows at either side. Arches are of red brick with
outer arch of black headers and key and impost blocks of terra-cotta with incised
trefoils. Another upper string of red terra-cotta and a red brick eaves corbel
table. Similar smaller south extension with brick balustraded top screen. Polychrome
chimneys with offsets tumbled in. Wrought iron angle brackets. Window sashes
have C13 style shouldered heads.


Listing NGR: TQ2982775708

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