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Calais Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Vassall, London

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Latitude: 51.475 / 51°28'30"N

Longitude: -0.104 / 0°6'14"W

OS Eastings: 531773

OS Northings: 176820

OS Grid: TQ317768

Mapcode National: GBR NT.SF

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.46W3

Entry Name: Calais Gate

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204187

Location: Lambeth, London, SE5

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Vassall

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kennington St John Divine with St James Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (north side)

Nos 1 to 48 (consec)
Calais Gate
TQ 3176 13/311


Early C20. Large composition. Left part a symmetrical grouping with 5-storey
centre block of 4, 4 and 4 windows whose middle bay projects under tall ornamented
gable. Inner sections of 4 storeys, (2 and 2 windows) have flanking staircase
bays, with tall windows, leading to projecting 6-window end sections (grouped
3 and 3) under crow-stepped gables. Red brick with stone dressings, included
copings to gable ends and to chimneys which are arranged in long, transverse
walls across high-pitched tiled roofs, that of tall centre section hipped.
Windows in centre section and entrances in staircase walls have stone dressings.
These entrances are projecting stone proches and there is a central entrance
under 4-central entrance under 4-centred arch. The right block of buildings
is a rearrangement of the same elements, with the inner sections shortened and
no left projection, linked to the left block behind.

Listing NGR: TQ3177376820

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