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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: HOPTONS ALMSHOUSES HOPTON GARDENS

List entry Number: 1385622

Location

HOPTONS ALMSHOUSES HOPTON GARDENS, 10 AND 11, HOPTON STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthoritySouthwarkLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Sep-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 471026

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History

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Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3180 HOPTON STREET 636-1/1/447 (East side) 02/03/50 Nos.10 AND 11 Hopton's Almshouses, Hopton Gardens (Formerly Listed as: HOPTON STREET (East side) Hopton's Almshouses)

GV II*

Almshouses and committee room. 1746-9. Built by Thomas Ellis and William Cooley to designs of Mr Batterson, trustee of Charles Hopton's will and a builder; house on right rebuilt after war damage; all buildings modernised and re-opened 1988. MATERIALS: brick with rusticated stone quoins; hipped tiled roof (renewed) with overhanging eaves. PLAN: forms the central block of a group of (originally) 28 almshouses, ranged around 3 sides of a garden (this block on the eastern side). EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, each almshouse 2 bays, the central committee room of 3 bays pedimented and slightly projecting. Central entrance has 6-panelled door with timber surround, consoled cornice and foundation tablet above: "Chas. Hopton Esq sole founder of this charity Anno 1752". Entrance flanked by tall sash windows with glazing bars, round-arched with keystoned architraves and bracketed sills. Almshouses have gauged red brick segmental arches to ground-floor openings, sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals to both floors. INTERIOR: committee room panelled with shouldered fireplace and heavy overmantel and recessed panels.







Listing NGR: TQ3185480349

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31854 80349

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