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Metropolitan Beer and Wine Trades Asylum Southwark
Summary: The Metropolitan Beer and Wine Trades Asylum was designed by William Webb and built on Nunhead Green in 1852/3, the foundation stone laid in 1852 by Lord Monteagle. The almshouses were established by the Metropolitan Beer and Wine Trades Society. Set back from the roadway behind a brick stone-capped wall, the almshouses have a small area of front garden with lawn and a few trees, with a central path leading from the entrance gate.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Nunhead Green
Postcode: SE15 3QF > Google Map
Type of site: Private Garden
Date(s): 1852/3
Listed structures: LBII: Almshouses
Borough: Southwark
Site ownership: private
Site management:
Open to public? No
Opening times: private
Special conditions:
Public transport: Rail: Nunhead. Bus: P12, 78
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/03/2003
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

Bridget Cherry & Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: London 2: South (Penguin) 1999; Clive Berridge, the Almshouses of London (Southampton), 1987; Southwark Listed Buildings data
Grid ref: TQ349758
Size in hectares:
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.
On Local List:
In Conservation Area: No
Conservation Area name:
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation:

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