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Richard of Chichester Catholic Secondary School and Gates and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentish Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5468 / 51°32'48"N

Longitude: -0.1459 / 0°8'45"W

OS Eastings: 528663

OS Northings: 184729

OS Grid: TQ286847

Mapcode National: GBR DW.9WN

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.FD72

Entry Name: Richard of Chichester Catholic Secondary School and Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477809

Location: Camden, London, NW5

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Kentish Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Silas the Martyr with Holy Trinity Kentish Town

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/54/1348 (North side)
14/05/74 Richard of Chichester Catholic
Secondary School & gates & railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Gates & Railings to Camden School
for Girls)


School. Block fronting Prince of Wales Road built 1849.
Architect Thomas Henry Wyatt and David Brandon, built as 'Aged
Governesses Asylum'. Altered and enlarged 1877-9 for Camden
School for Girls, by EC Robins. Ragstone with slate roofs. 2
storeys, 3 gabled bays. 2-storey bay window on central bay,
with small gargoyles at the angles, at cornice level.
INTERIORS not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: gates and railings: both pairs of double
gates have come from elsewhere. Gates in 1700-25 style and
influenced style of railings. Wrought-iron. Right hand gate
segmental-arched with scrolled overthrow including initials
"GI"; openwork box piers surmounted by scrollwork and finials.
Double gates to left with delicate scrollwork overthrow and
openwork box piers surmounted by complex scrollwork and
finials. Railings with urn finials and alternate rails with
double curved motif taken from the gates.

Listing NGR: TQ2866384729

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

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