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Latitude: 51.4743 / 51°28'27"N
Longitude: -0.1743 / 0°10'27"W
OS Eastings: 526893
OS Northings: 176621
OS Grid: TQ268766
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.1N
Mapcode Global: VHGR4.X6QM
Entry Name: Sir Walter St John's Grammar School
Listing Date: 18 March 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183457
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206981
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11
Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's Park
Built-Up Area: Wandsworth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
BATTERSEA HIGH STREET
Nos 28-36 (even)
(Sir Walter St John's
TQ 2676 6/7 18.3.83
Oldest part 1859 by Butterfield: asymmetrical 14th century Gothic-style having
advanced 2-storey gabled bay and to south-east recessed 2-bay range of ground floor
Red brick with pale gault brick diaper, stone dressings and slate roof with crocket
Gabled bay has, on ground floor, twin plate tracery windows. Above are bandcourse,
recessed plaque with name of school, and cillband. From cillband, tripartite
traceried window breaks into diaper of the gable.
Recessed range has on ground floor a twin-arched entrance with inscription
'Rather deathe than false of faythe' and quatrefoil moulding, all within a pointed
arch. Half-dormers on upper floor have twin cusped lancets, each with elaborate
Octagonal open wooden lantern with spire and weather vane rises from junction of
gabled bay and recessed range.
To north-west, 6-bay 15th Century Gothic-style extension of 2-storeys and dormers
by A H Ryan Tennyson 1915 in red brick with stone dressings.
Other sympathetic extensions to south-east 1925 and north-west 1938, not of special
Listing NGR: TQ2689376621
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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