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Latitude: 51.4984 / 51°29'54"N
Longitude: -0.1284 / 0°7'42"W
OS Eastings: 530014
OS Northings: 179375
OS Grid: TQ300793
Mapcode National: GBR HK.B1
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QLHQ
Entry Name: Dean's Yard
Listing Date: 24 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208822
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Westminster Abbey Extra Parochial Place
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
101/12 (ABBEY PRECINT AND
No. 18 Dean's Yard
School house with archway through to Little Dean's Yard. Later C.14
origin, part of the west range of the Abbey buildings and originally
Bailiff's Guest House, taken over by the Grammar School in 1461 with
subsequent alterations and much rebuilding in 1886 probably by
T.G. Jackson(?). Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof.
Tudor-Gothicised in 1886. 3 storeys. 8 windows wide, the left hand
entrance "tower" bay broader and taller. Late C.14 archway to left with
tierceron vault leads through to Little Dean's Yard; to its right a pointed
arched doorway with drip mould altered as 2-light window. 2 and 3-light
mullioned casement windows with cusped heads to lights. The "tower" has
1st floor oriel with pierced-work parapet. The elevation is finished off
with crenellated parapet, the taller section of the "tower" with a corner
polygonal turret. Similar features to rear elevation to Little Dean's
Westminster School; L.E. Tanner.
Listing NGR: TQ3001479375
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