© Mr David March
THE COUNTING HOUSE, 51-67 TOOLEY STREET (north side)
BERMONDSEY, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON
Mr David March
28 September 2001
13 May 1971
Date of last amendment:
13 May 1971
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TQ3380 TOOLEY STREET
636-1/2/775 (North side)
13/05/71 Nos.51-67 (Odd)
The Counting House
Warehouse and offices, now offices, shops and flats. 1887,
restored and interior rebuilt C20. By Henry Stock of Snooke &
Stock. Yellow brick with brick cornice and parapet with
pediment over central bay. C20 parapeted attic extension.
EXTERIOR: 6 storeys (former ground- and 1st-floor levels now
combined as one tall storey to street containing walkway); 15
bays. Central slightly projecting bay with brick quoins; end
bays also project and have quoins and rusticated brickwork
forming voussoirs to round 5th-floor windows. Central doorway,
2 floors high in projecting rusticated section with voussoirs
and stone key. Arcaded walkway behind leads through to Counter
Giant round-headed arches to ground- and 1st-floor openings,
now all open. 2nd-5th floor windows in colossal round-arched
recesses resting on slightly projecting 1st floor, those to
2nd-4th floors segmental-headed, those to 5th floor
round-headed; all windows with gauged-brick arches. Narrower
windows to end bays; canted angles to similarly treated 4-bay
Counter Street elevation has wider pedimented central bay, and
recessed, partly stuccoed central 5 bay section.
The southern block of Hay's Wharf complex, formerly linked to
buildings north of Counter Street by 4-storey bridges; this
block was a later addition to the Hay's Wharf complex. By the
end of the C19 the proprietors controlled most of the river
frontage between London and Tower Bridges and much of the land
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of same complex as Hay's Galleria (qv) and has group
value with Nos 47 & 49 Tooley Street (qv).