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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: 1385623

Location

HOPTONS ALMSHOUSES, HOPTON GARDENS, 12-21, 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: 471027

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History

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Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3180 HOPTON STREET 636-1/1/448 (East side) 02/03/50 Nos.12-21 (Consecutive) Hopton's Almshouses, Hopton Gardens (Formerly Listed as: HOPTON STREET (East side) Hopton's Almshouses)

GV II*

Almshouses. 1746-9, 1825, partly rebuilt C20. Built by Thomas Ellis and William Cooley to designs of Mr Batterson, trustee of Charles Hopton's will and a builder; 2 extra houses added 1825, rebuilt after war damage; all buildings modernised and re-opened 1988. MATERIALS: brick with rusticated stone quoins; tiled roofs with overhanging eaves, hipped at ends; some roofs renewed. PLAN: 2 linked blocks, forming the southern range of originally 28 almshouses, grouped around 3 sides of a garden. Western end of this range is a C-shaped block (with the later 2 houses projecting at the south west corner), now adapted as 7 dwellings, linked by a brick arch to a range, orginally of 4 (now Nos 12-14). EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2 bays each; some doors now replaced with windows. Ground-floor openings with segmental, gauged red brick arches; sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals to both floors. INTERIOR: not inspected.







Listing NGR: TQ3183280330

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31832 80330

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