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St George's Church of England Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5088 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1499 / 0°8'59"W

OS Eastings: 528493

OS Northings: 180497

OS Grid: TQ284804

Mapcode National: GBR BF.J9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CB4P

Entry Name: St George's Church of England Primary School

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427338

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

68/92 ;79/8 (north side)
St George's Church
of England Primary
School and No 49
School and flatted teacher's house. 1897-98 by P.A. Robson (son of
London School Board architect) following 1896 competition. Red brick
with plenty of stone dressings, slate roofs. Distinctive Free Style
Jacobethan with good detailing on tight L plan with school and
teacher's house with staircase/latrine tower at right angle junction
and sunken playground partly extended under school building. School
of 4 storeys and attic with 7 storey east corner tower. Playground
elevation of 2 major gabled bays. 2 big multi-light mullioned and
transomed ground floor windows between half octagon brick and stone
banded piers. 1st floor has triple groups of mullioned transomed
windows with linked segmental stone relieving arches, paired windows
to 2nd floor and triple groups of attic lights, the central one taller
with transoms. Oriel corner tower with turret roof. Latrine tower
circular with shaped parapet and cupola vent; stone sill bands. The
teacher's house of 4½ storeys, more appropriately domestic with banding
reserved for attic storey and with corner entrance with slightly
Baroque details set under corbelling with oriels above. Side
elevation has 3-light mullioned-transomed wood casements segmental
arched. Segmental arched loggia to attic storey. Picturesque group
with Nos. 39 to 47(odd)qv.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2849380497

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