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Corams Field Playground Memorial Pavilion

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5244 / 51°31'27"N

Longitude: -0.12 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530522

OS Northings: 182285

OS Grid: TQ305822

Mapcode National: GBR K7.6Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VYY8

Entry Name: Corams Field Playground Memorial Pavilion

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477975

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/96/729 (North side)
Coram's Field Playground Memorial


Memorial pavilion forming a playground shelter. 1936. By LH
Bucknell, built in memory of Harold Vyvyan and Vere
Harmsworth. Brick and render with copper roofs. Swedish
influenced Classical style. Central rotunda with columns to
open front supporting a relief frieze depicting contemporary
children at play; conical roof, with projecting bracketed
eaves, crowned by a globular clock and iron weathervane. Lower
brick range across the back of the rotunda extends to form
wings each with a single window. Rear wall with horizontally
set window. Part of the rotunda drum rises through the roof to
the rear.

Listing NGR: TQ3052282285

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

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