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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NUMBERS 1 TO 14 (CONSECUTIVE) THE PARAGON, AND PARGAGON COTTAGE AND PARAGON LODGE

List entry Number: 1211997

Location

NUMBERS 1 TO 14 (CONSECUTIVE) THE PARAGON, AND PARGAGON COTTAGE AND PARAGON LODGE, SOUTH ROW SE3

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityGreenwichLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396508

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. SOUTH ROW SE3 4412 ------------- 19.10.51 Nos 1 to 14 (consec)The Paragon, - and Paragon Cottage and - Paragon Lodge 51/3976 38/G97 TQ 4076 39/G97 I GV

2. Circa 1790. Crescent of 7 blocks of 2 houses with lodges to East and West. Each block has 3 storeys attic and basement, 4 windows. Hipped, slated mansard roof with 2 round headed dormers and central brick chimney stack. Multicoloured stock brick walls, Coade stone dressings. Mutule cornice and parapet. Fluted 1st floor cill band and springing band of arcaded ground floor, the latter with paterae at intervals. Gauged brick arches to recessed sash windows with glazing bars (some replaced) in plain reveals, those on upper and basement floors flat, those on ground floor round headed in round arched recesses resting on basement plinth with stone coping. Houses have slightly concave curved fronts to fit line of terrace. 6-panel doors have cornice heads with paterae and patterned, semicircular fanlights. Blocks linked by 6-bay Roman Doric colonnades. Entablature with triglyphs and mutules, balustrade above. Wrought iron railings between columns and to areas and entrance steps. Small lodges to East (Paragon Cottage) and West (Paragon Lodge), with stucco vermiculate quoins. Group was badly damaged in World War II and has since been carefully rebuilt and restored, and converted into flats. Plaque on No 15 "Festival of Britain 1951. Award for Merit."

The Paragon including Cottage and Lodge, form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3996676408

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National Grid Reference: TQ 39966 76408

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