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South Hackney Upper School

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, Hackney

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Latitude: 51.5435 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: -0.0422 / 0°2'31"W

OS Eastings: 535859

OS Northings: 184552

OS Grid: TQ358845

Mapcode National: GBR K2.D1D

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.7G1L

Plus Code: 9C3XGXV5+C4

Entry Name: South Hackney Upper School

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423659

Location: Hackney Wick, Hackney, London, E9

County: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hackney Wick

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Homerton Terrace

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(North Side)
South Hackney Upper School
TQ 3584 26/97

Late C19 large building in elaborate Renaissance style. Red brick with terra-cotta
dressings. Centre block with high pitched hipped tiled roof is flanked by staircase
tower, lower set back linking bays and end sections being the fronts of side wings;
all these with parapets of different styles, that of the tower sections crowned
by huge vase finials. In centre and ends rusticated brick ground floor has tall,
rusticated gauged brick window arches with triple keyblocks rising to cornice.
Above this rusticated quoins and pilasters support enriched entablatures. 3-light
upper tower windows with column mullions, entablature and shell head in round moulded
architrave. Row of round windows in links. In centre and ends st floor windows
have eared architraves, console bracketed cornices and open pediments with foliage
ornament within. Projecting 2-storey bay with copper roof on left return.

Listing NGR: TQ3585984552

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

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