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Main Quadrangle, Library and Chapel at Bancroft's School

A Grade II Listed Building in Redbridge, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6197 / 51°37'10"N

Longitude: 0.0267 / 0°1'36"E

OS Eastings: 540401

OS Northings: 193151

OS Grid: TQ404931

Mapcode National: GBR LL.RD5

Mapcode Global: VHHMY.DKY6

Entry Name: Main Quadrangle, Library and Chapel at Bancroft's School

Listing Date: 22 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204839

Location: Redbridge, London, IG8

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Monkhams

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Woodford Wells All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

HIGH ROAD
1.
5027
(West Side)
Woodford Green
Main Quadrangle,
Library and Chapel at
Bancroft's School
TQ 49 SW 2/2
II
2.
1870. Tudor style school. Designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Large quadrangular
group of buildings. Red brick. Spare stone dressings. Steeply pitched tile
roof. Symmetrical main front. Central 4-storeyed gate tower, with octagonal
corner turrets, 2 tier oriel window and battlements. Based probably on that
of St John's College, Cambridge. Other windows with mullions and transoms.
Tall gabled dormers. Inside the quadrangle, cloisters with later glazing in
the arches. The library and chapel have fine contemporary interiors. Wrought
iron gates with both stone and wrought iron piers.


Listing NGR: TQ4040193151

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