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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: NUMBER 9 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1385872

Location

NUMBER 9 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 9, ST THOMAS 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: 06-Dec-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Sep-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 471291

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Details

SOUTHWARK

TQ3280SE ST THOMAS STREET 636-1/17/734 (North side) 06/12/49 No.9 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: ST THOMAS'S STREET (North side) Chapter House Annexe, No.9)

GV II*

Treasurer's house of old St Thomas's Hospital, part becoming the later Chapter House Annexe, now all offices. c1706. Brown brick with red brick dressings, slate roof with dormers behind brick parapet. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, basement and attic. 7 bays. Left-hand section has wide, early C18 doorway with panelled Doric pilasters and carved scroll brackets supporting enriched cornice and broken segmental pediment. This originally formed an entrance to a covered passageway leading to Edward Square, part of the old hospital behind. Later door with fanlight and multi-light margins. To right, 2nd doorway with panelled pilasters, scroll brackets and broken pediment. 1st- and 2nd-floor sash windows with glazing bars in stucco-lined reveals with flat, gauged-brick arches and rubbed red brick surrounds. Brick string courses between floors. Rear (north) elevation treated in same manner as that of adjacent former Church of St Thomas, although levels do not coincide. Flat, gauged-brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars; Ionic pilasters in between rising through 2 storeys to modillion cornice. INTERIOR: altered for office use but retains some good features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron area railings dated 1852. Forms, together with rear to No.9A, one of the more important survivals of Queen Anne architecture in London. No.9 forms a group with No.9A (former St Thomas's Church and later Chapter House) and Nos 11-15 (odd) (qv). No.9 was listed 27.09.72.





Listing NGR: TQ3278080186

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32780 80184

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