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Rhyl Primary School and Nursery and Attached Railings and Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5477 / 51°32'51"N

Longitude: -0.1506 / 0°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 528334

OS Northings: 184823

OS Grid: TQ283848

Mapcode National: GBR DW.2QX

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.BCRC

Plus Code: 9C3XGRXX+3Q

Entry Name: Rhyl Primary School and Nursery and Attached Railings and Wall

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477856

Location: Camden, London, NW5

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Haverstock

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Silas the Martyr with Holy Trinity Kentish Town

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2884NW RHYL STREET
798-1/53/1386 (South side)
Rhyl Primary School and Nursery and
attached railings & wall

II

Board School, now a Primary School and Nursery. 1897-8. By TJ
Bailey. For the School Board for London. Yellow stock brick,
channelled to ground floor of 2 central bays, with red brick
and stone dressings. Symmetrical design of 8 bays in Classical
style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Outer bays projecting, penultimate bays
narrow and slightly recessed with entrances (left hand
modernised), 2 central bays slightly projecting. All except
entrance bays defined by brick pilasters rising through the
1st and 2nd floors, with stone bases, bands and carved Ionic
capitals with swags, to carry the entablature with stone
cornice and brick blocking course; outer bays with pediments
fronting tiled roofs instead of blocking course. Ground and
1st floor windows having gauged brick flat arches to recessed
sashes with exposed boxing; 2nd floor segmental-arched, the
central 2 bays and outer bays with shaped brick aprons. Left
hand outer bay windows mostly blind. Appearing above the
blocking course, 2 stepped chimneys with small pediments.
Rear facade to Marsden Street of interest with projecting
pedimented outer bays in similar style then bays of small
paired sashes, 2 deep to each floor, (top floors with enriched
aprons) to right and left of towers, with paired sashes and
pyramidal roofs of curved profile terminating in lanterns with
ogee finials, which flank a central 5 window bay having
arcading, with banded pilasters, to 1st floor, 2nd floor sill
cornice and 3rd floor brick pilasters supporting a subsidiary
cornice beneath a stepped parapet. Hipped roof with 3 small
dormers having tall conical roofs.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached railings with urn finials on low
brick wall.


Listing NGR: TQ2833484823

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