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IoE Number: 470943
Location: BELAIR, GALLERY ROAD (west side)
Photographer: Mr David March
Date Photographed: 26 May 2001
Date listed: 27 September 1972
Date of last amendment: 27 September 1972
Grade II

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SOUTHWARKTQ3273GALLERY ROAD636-1/15/356(West side)

SOUTHWARK TQ3273 GALLERY ROAD 636-1/15/356 (West side) 27/09/72 Belair GV II Villa, now in recreational use. 1785, much rebuilt in 1964 by Southwark Borough Council. Cement rendered with low pitched, hipped slate roof behind parapet. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 3 bays. Frieze, dentil cornice and parapet. Slightly projecting, pedimented central bay with 2 pairs of giant pilasters with paterae in capitals; similar pilasters to outer angles of front elevation. Broad round-arched doorway has double doors with cornice head, radial fanlight and side lights. Wrought-iron lamp holder over. Plain reveals to replaced flat-arched sash windows with glazing bars, that to centre of 1st floor bipartite. Rear elevation has full-height 3-bay bow to centre, the projecting basement with rusticated pilaster strips forming a terrace to main floor with screen of 4 Ionic columns and cast-iron railings supporting balustraded balcony to 1st floor. INTERIOR: believed to have original circular staircase with cast-iron patterned balustrade and 1 original fireplace. 3-bay returns have 1-storey bows to centre. Villa now used for recreational facilities and changing rooms in association with public park which once formed the grounds to the villa.

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