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St Mary's Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Mill Hill, Barnet

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Latitude: 51.6239 / 51°37'26"N

Longitude: -0.2369 / 0°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 522143

OS Northings: 193150

OS Grid: TQ221931

Mapcode National: GBR 9C.BY9

Mapcode Global: VHGQB.VF3Y

Plus Code: 9C3XJQF7+H6

Entry Name: St Mary's Abbey

Listing Date: 28 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 453791

Location: Mill Hill, Barnet, London, NW7

County: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Mill Hill

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Mill Hill

Church of England Diocese: London

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31-/14/10307 St Mary's Abbey


Convent and chapel of St. Mary's Abbey, 1872-3 by architects Goldie and Child. Red brick with stone dressing, slate roof with wooden fleche. Gothic Revival style. Three-storeys, 8-bay with asymetrically-placed protruding curved staircase tower on eastern front, with French-style apsidal roof. Flat-arched windows on top floor; pointed windows on ground and first floor. Central entrance with timber porch. Western front divided into three blocks linked by single-storey corridor with central entrance porch. Two blocks flank the chapel with its three-sided apsidal end with single lancet windows. INTERIOR: chapel ceiling has slender wooden ribs resting on wooden moulding; carved angel brackets at intervals. Small wooden gallery with pair of arched doors above main door. The principal staircase is wooden with pierced star pattern balustrade. Listed for group value with St Francis's Chapel adjacent.

Listing NGR: TQ2214393150

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