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The Hop Exchange

A Grade II Listed Building in Cathedrals, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5049 / 51°30'17"N

Longitude: -0.0911 / 0°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 532581

OS Northings: 180172

OS Grid: TQ325801

Mapcode National: GBR RG.PP

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.CFPN

Entry Name: The Hop Exchange

Listing Date: 13 February 1970

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471343

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

London Borough Ward: Cathedrals

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Saviour with All Hallows Southwark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3280SE SOUTHWARK STREET
636-1/17/708 (North side)
13/02/70 No.24
The Hop Exchange
(Formerly Listed as:
SOUTHWARK STREET
(North side)
Central Buildings)

II

Commercial premises built as hop and malt exchange with
offices and showrooms. 1866, By RH Moore. Stuccoed with
cast-iron columns.
EXTERIOR: 6 internal storeys and basement, but 3 giant storeys
and basement on front. 39 bays. Extended ground-floor order of
modified Corinthian half-columns of cast-iron resting on
basement plinths with service doors between. Grand off-centre
entrance portico rising through 2 storeys, 3 segmental-arched
openings with masks on keys, the central opening wider. Keys
support cornice and pediment which has eagle at apex and
relief scene of brewing trade in tympanum. Elaborate iron
gates with decoration of hop plants in entrance openings.
1st-floor segment-arched windows have plate tracery,
architraves resting on cornices of lower Corinthian order and
keystones which support cornice. 2nd floor has round-arched
windows with plate tracery between pilasters with impost
capitals. Parapet above has recessed corbelled section above
each arch.
INTERIOR: has galleried court of 4 levels under sky-light.
Cast-iron balconies to upper 3 floors with balustrades
elaborately decorated with hop plant decoration and monograms.
Top storey rebuilt at a reduced height, and original glass and
iron roof to exchange hall replaced after fire of 1920.


Listing NGR: TQ3256380172

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