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Latitude: 51.7129 / 51°42'46"N
Longitude: -0.3009 / 0°18'3"W
OS Eastings: 517484
OS Northings: 202940
OS Grid: TL174029
Mapcode National: GBR H8R.GS0
Mapcode Global: VHGPX.Q6SQ
Entry Name: Voluntary Missionary Movement
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103639
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164037
Location: London Colney, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2
District: St. Albans
Civil Parish: London Colney
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shenley
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 10 SE LONDON COLNEY SHENLEY LANE
13/126 Voluntary Missionary
Training centre, built c1927, probably by Sir Ninian Comper as an extension to All
Saints Pastoral Centre. Purple brick with red brick and stone dressings. Machine
tile roof. T-shaped building with symmetrical E elevation in a Neo-Georgian style.
2-3 storeys. The front is 11 windows with 1-window slightly projecting gable ends.
Banded brick quoins to gable ends; single pilaster-quoins set 2 window in from
each gable forming a 5-part elevation. Central part has 5 1st floor casement roundels.
Ground floor with a shallow blank arcade. Central recessed door with an inset
cemented porch having Tuscan columns and moulded entablature. Glazing bar casements
each side. Intermediate bays with sashes to ground floor and casements above.
Gable ends with sashes in moulded round-arched frames on upper floor. On the central
ridge is a square wooden belfry tower with ogee copper hood and weathervane. N
end elevations is 1:2:1 windows with banded quoins. On S end is a single storey
loggia connecting with All Saints Pastoral Central (qv). (Pevsner (1977)).
Listing NGR: TL1748402940
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