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Former St Peter's School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.487 / 51°29'13"N

Longitude: -0.1186 / 0°7'6"W

OS Eastings: 530726

OS Northings: 178133

OS Grid: TQ307781

Mapcode National: GBR KP.J3

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.WWPD

Entry Name: Former St Peter's School

Listing Date: 27 January 1981

Last Amended: 13 September 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204620

Location: Lambeth, London, SE11

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Prince's

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: North Lambeth

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


TQ 3078 4/494 27.1.81 St Peter's School


the address shall be amended to read "no. 38 (former St Peter's Schools)", the Grade shall be amended to
Grade II* (star) and the description shall be amended to read as follows:

1860-1, by J L Pearson. Two storeys, of stock brick with bands and dressings of red brick and Bath stone.
Tiled roofs. Irregular composition in picturesque Gothic style, with steeply pitched roofs and tall chimneys.
Mullioned windows, some with pointed or cusped lights. South end consists of former master's house with
half-hipped gable end. Former school to north of entrance arch groups with house and east end of St Peter's
Church to form irregular court. Entrance to school on west side of court below a pyramidal tower. Some
later alterations to fenestration on ground floor, north side of court. North of the building, the former art
school at nos. 34-36 (1860-1) and soup kitchen (1863-4), also by Pearson, still remain but in altered form
and are not included in the listing. The foundation stone of the schools was laid by the Prince of Wales on
27 June 1860. " "
Source: Athony Quiney, John Loughborough Pearson, 1979, pp 64-7, 260.


St Peter's School
TQ 3078 4/494 27.1.81


Circa 1864. By J L Pearson. Very irregular U-shaped two storey building of stock
brick with bands and dressings of red brick and stone. Very steeply pitched slated
roofs with fancy ridge tiles. Projecting chimney breasts breaking eaves with
tall shafts soaring up beyond roof ridge. Most windows grouped in twos and fours,
with stone heads and cusped, pointed or round lights, some with pierced trefoils.
Projecting square tower in angle has pyramidal roof with dormer.

Listing NGR: TQ3072678133

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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