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Academy Fitness Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5282 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.0816 / 0°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 533170

OS Northings: 182779

OS Grid: TQ331827

Mapcode National: GBR T6.TB

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.JVPB

Entry Name: Academy Fitness Centre

Listing Date: 13 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436639

Location: Hackney, London, N1

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoxton East & Shoreditch

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Leonard with S Michael, Shoreditch

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

HOXTON SQUARE
TQ 3382
(north side)
735-/35/10017 Academy Fitness Centre
(fomerly St. Monica's
School)
GV II

Former school, now fitness centre, c.1865-70 as part of the Augustinian Fathers' Mission centre
in Hoxton. Stock brick with red brick bands and some stone dressings; flat roof set behind
railings originally serving as playground. Square plan with three storeys, one each for boys (who
have their own entrance), girls and infants. Central composition divided in half by projecting
buttress ending in black brick cross and surmounted by a narrow gable hoisted between the
piers of the rooftop railings. Each half a symmetrical composition with central, tall two-light
casement windows flanked by single, tall casements, all with round heads; those to lower floors
with gauged brickwork over, those to second floor with rendered tympanums over the larger
windows. Projecting cast-iron downpipes with hopper heads at ends of composition balance the
central buttress. Entrance doors under porches supported on heavy timber consoles.


Listing NGR: TQ3317082779

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

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