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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.

Basic Details

Site location:
Nunhead Green

Postcode:
SE15 3QF ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Private Garden

Date(s):
1852/3

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
LBII: Almshouses

Borough:
Southwark

Site ownership:
private

Site management:

Open to public?
No

Opening times:
private

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

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.

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ349758

Size in hectares:

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

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:
No

In Conservation Area:
No

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
None

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

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