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Latitude: 51.521 / 51°31'15"N
Longitude: -0.1304 / 0°7'49"W
OS Eastings: 529810
OS Northings: 181885
OS Grid: TQ298818
Mapcode National: GBR G8.WY
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.P1FB
Entry Name: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Attached Walls and Railings
Listing Date: 9 March 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113106
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477484
Location: Camden, London, WC1E
Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Bloomsbury Way St George
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2981NE MALET STREET
798-1/99/1100 (North side)
09/03/82 London School of Hygiene and
Tropical Medicine and attached walls
School of Medicine. 1926-8. By P Morley Horder and V Rees.
Steel frame construction, faced with Portland stone. Stripped
Classical style. Entrance block to Keppel Street, rest of
building laid out to the north in an H-plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Keppel Street facade 11
windows, the end bays recessed. Return to Malet Street 23
windows, the left hand 3 bays projecting; return to Gower
Street 24 windows, the right hand 3 bays projecting. Main
entrance square headed and architraved with a central carving
of entwined serpents supporting a panel showing Aesculapius in
his chariot. Metal framed, square-headed casement windows,
those on ground and 1st floor architraved. Entrance block 1st
floor windows with metal balconies decorated with gilded
tropical insects. Frieze with names of eminent medical
scientists set between vestigial pilaster capitals with laurel
wreaths. Cornice and blind attic storey above (fenestrated on
returns). At the right-hand angle of the entrance block a
foundation stone laid by the Rt Hon Neville Chamberlain, 7
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached stone walls, on returns with
plain railings of horizontal bands.
Listing NGR: TQ2981081885
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