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IoE Number: 471419
Photographer: Mr Stephen Richards
Date Photographed: 08 April 2007
Date listed: 02 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 17 September 1998
Grade II

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SOUTHWARK TQ3279 TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE 636-1/5/811 The Henry Wood Hall, including gate 02/03/50 piers and railings (Formerly Listed as: TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE (North side) Church of Holy Trinity, Newington) GV II Church, now concert hall. 1823-24. By Francis Bedford. Gutted by fire and rebuilt inside as orchestral hall, 1973-5. MATERIALS: Bath stone, copper roof. PLAN: plain, rectangular Bath stone church with main portico to (unusually) the north elevation, porch to south; low pitched copper roof with pedimented gable ends to east and west. Tower above the north pediment. EXTERIOR: church of 2 storeys, 3 bays to east and west, 5 bays to south with projecting central bay under small pediment, 7 bays to north with projecting Corinthian portico of 5 bays to centre. Quoin pilasters support architrave, frieze and cornice. 5 doorways to portico, 1 to centre of west end. Doors and windows segmental-headed with stone architraves, windows to 1st floor longer and with sill band. Tower of 2 stages, the lower stage square Doric columns flanking bell openings, clocks to each face below, the upper stage an octagonal lantern with feather capitals to columns. INTERIOR: rebuilt as an open hall with new west gallery retains some pilasters and cornice. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone gate piers with fret ornament and acroteria finials, cast-iron panelled railings a replica of those destroyed in war. All the listed buildings in Trinity Church Square form a group. (Survey of London: Darlington, I: Survey of London: St George's Fields: 1955-: 109-112).

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