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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: PERCEVAL HOUSE SPENCER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1358448

Location

PERCEVAL HOUSE, 21, DARTMOUTH ROW SE10
SPENCER HOUSE, 23, DARTMOUTH ROW SE10

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityLewishamLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203256

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History

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Details

DARTMOUTH ROW SE10 l. 4424 (East Side) No 21 (Perceval House) No 23 (Spencer House) TQ 3876 9/L23 30.8.54.

II*

2. Originally 1 house of about 1690. 2 storeys attic and basement, 9 windows. Fairly high pitched roof, now slated, with C18 cyma bracketed eaves cornice. Red brick with stone dressings. Slightly projecting 5-bay centrepiece with stone rusticated quoins. 2-window North extension added early C18. Stone lst floor band and plinth band. Gauged flat brick window arches have stone keys with carved masks. Replaced sash windows with glazing bars in flush, moulded frames. No 21, of 6 windows, has 5 stone steps to small terrace before door of 6 fielded panels, with 2 matching fielded panels in frame above. Stone doorcase with carved frieze and console bracketed cornice. Inside wide hall with checker-board marble floor. Wide oak staircase with shallow treads, slightly bulbous turned balusters, wide ramped handrail and double square newel posts with arched panels. Entablature with pulvinated frieze on string of lower flight, guilloche moulding on string above. Hall has rich plaster cornice and panels with rich borders. 2 ground floor rooms with ornamental plasterwork. No 23 has 6 replaced steps to later door in doorcase with plain pulvinated frieze. Much altered inside, but some original woodwork and 1 bolection moulded corner fireplace remain. Rear elevation similar but with projecting side wings. RCHM.

Listing NGR: TQ3842476533

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National Grid Reference: TQ 38424 76533

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