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School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, Camden

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5221 / 51°31'19"N

Longitude: -0.129 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 529900

OS Northings: 182009

OS Grid: TQ299820

Mapcode National: GBR H8.6K

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q04H

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCC+R9

Entry Name: School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)

Listing Date: 28 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478371

Location: Camden, London, WC1H

County: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description


CAMDEN

TQ2982SE THORNHAUGH STREET
798-1/94/1631 (West side)
28/03/69 School of Oriental and African
Studies (University of London)

II

University school. c1939-5. By Charles Holden. Brown brick
with Portland stone dressings. 5 storeys and basements (4th
floor set back). Main south front with 17 windows and curved
corner bay (5 windows) treatment at east end. Single storey, 2
window projection at east end. Central entrance with plain
stone surround and plaque with name of school over. Flush
frame metal windows with horizontally set panes. Stone band
and sill string at 1st floor level, echoed by dressing to
parapet above 3rd floor. Cartouche with coat of arms centrally
at 2nd floor level. Lead rainwater heads and pipes, dated
1940. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2990082009

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