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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: LONDON BRIDGE STATION, PLATFORMS 9-16 (BRIGHTON SIDE)

List entry Number: 1385808

Location

LONDON BRIDGE STATION, PLATFORMS 9-16 (BRIGHTON SIDE), RAILWAY APPROACH

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: 19-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 471220

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History

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Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3280 RAILWAY APPROACH 636-1/2/627 (East side) 19/12/88 London Bridge Station, Platforms 9-16 (Brighton Side)

II

Trainshed. 1864-7. By CH Driver (architect) and FD Banister (engineer). For London Brighton and South Coast Railway. MATERIALS: English bond yellow brick with stone and polychromatic brick dressings; hipped flanking taller semicircular corrugated iron roofs. PLAN: open plan with wide central 'nave' and narrower aisles. EXTERIOR: 2-storey wall to south (facing St Thomas's Street) with bays framed by Tuscan pilasters rising to modillioned classical cornice. Ground floor has semicircular arches, mostly blind and in triplets; a skewed entrance arch with polychromatic brick voussoirs. First floor has triplets of graduated semicircular blind arches with polychromatic brick voussoirs, set on pilasters with bold stone plinths and Romanesque-style capitals. INTERIOR: inner walls divided into 12 bays by pilasters rising to classical stone cornice, most bays having 4 semicircular blind arches with polychromatic brick voussoirs and red-brick bands and friezes. 12-bay roof with wrought-iron trusses: central semicircular roof of crescent-truss design with vertical struts, flanked by 2 side roofs of triangular trusses carried on lattice girders; late C20 trusses to 3 bays to south west. Principal ribs and lattice girders carried by 2 parallel lines of reeded cast-iron columns with bulbous palm-leaf bases and decorative wrought-iron foliate spandrels to joints. Open to east (country) side. The crescent-truss roof is the only surviving design of its type among the London termini.





Listing NGR: TQ3298480082

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32984 80082

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