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Latitude: 51.5142 / 51°30'51"N
Longitude: -0.0703 / 0°4'13"W
OS Eastings: 533999
OS Northings: 181238
OS Grid: TQ339812
Mapcode National: GBR XC.CC
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.Q6PK
Entry Name: St George's German and English Schools (Numbers 55,57 and 59)
Listing Date: 21 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441473
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Whitechapel
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St George-in-the-East
Church of England Diocese: London
The following building shall be added:
788-/15/10054 St George's German and
English Schools (nos. 55,
57 and 59)
Elementary schools for girls and boys. 1877 by E A Gruning for the German Lutheran Church
(q.v.). Red brick frontages with internal fireproof construction, slate roofs. Six bay classrooms, two
per floor, with staircases in smaller bays at end which rise to schoolteachers' flats on second floor
and attic. Three storeys and attic. Casement windows, those to ground floor under segmental heads
and those to first floor with keystones and pediments; sashes to second floor, all between pilasters,
which rise to attic centrepiece under pediment. High brick parapet, brick stacks cut down. Doors
to either side under segmental heads, that to left under pediment with round window shared with
entry to rear, which leads to former graveyard now occupied by Infants' School (q.v.). Rear
elevation similar but simpler, with date plaque in moulded brick surround. The interior simple,
but retaining some fireplaces on ground floor and in attics. Stone staircases with wrought-iron
Source. Der Londoner Bote, September 1962.
Listing NGR: TQ3399981238
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