Chadwick House, Southwark, London

Sir Walter Tapper
Date Built
48 Rushworth Street
This attractive Queen Anne style building on Rushworth Street started life in 1912 as a residence for a convent.  The chapel associuated with the convent sits behind the residence and backs on the King's Bench Street.

The building, which has been converted into offices, is now Grade II Listed and Historic England describe it as being of, "... Stock brick with red brick dressings; Welsh slate roofs, swept mansard with dormers to Rushworth Street elevation. Residential part in Queen Anne style on small scale, delicately detailed.  2 storeys, attic and basement, 5 bays. 3 stone steps with rails to door terrace; 6-panel door in timber doorcase with panelled sides and soffit, half-domed hood on brackets and tripartite fanlight."

"Chapel elevation to Kings Bench Street in restrained Baroque style. Projecting pedimented centre holds crowned cartouche above tall blank opening with red brick round arch, key block and impost band. "

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