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Voluntary Missionary Movement

A Grade II Listed Building in London Colney, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XPM7X+5J

Entry Name: Voluntary Missionary Movement

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164037

Location: London Colney, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: London Colney

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shenley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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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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