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Beckford Primary School and Attached Railings and Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortune Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5507 / 51°33'2"N

Longitude: -0.1996 / 0°11'58"W

OS Eastings: 524928

OS Northings: 185075

OS Grid: TQ249850

Mapcode National: GBR C5.VSD

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.H9B1

Entry Name: Beckford Primary School and Attached Railings and Gateway

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476760

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Fortune Green

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Emmanuel Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/34/118 (West side)
Beckford Primary School and attached
railings and gateway


Board school, now a primary school. 1885-6 and 1891, some
later alterations. By TJ Bailey. For the School Board of
London. Yellow stock brick with red brick dressings. Tiled
roofs with tall slab chimney-stacks rising from party walls.
Asymmetrical design on a south sloping site. 4 & 3 storeys. 2
left hand bays identical, each upper floor with groups of 3
windows having glazing bars, cornice at 3rd floor sill level
and central 3rd floor windows having segmental-arched heads
extending into inswept pediments surmounted by small stone
pediments. Recessed central bay of small paired sashes. 2
right hand bays with similar windows to left but terminating
in large Flemish gables, left hand with oculus and slab
chimney-stack with bellcote, right hand with plaque.
INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached
pedimented stone Infants gateway dated 1886 and railings with
fleur-de-lys finials.

Listing NGR: TQ2492885075

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

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