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St Vedasts School for Boys, Sarum Chase

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5623 / 51°33'44"N

Longitude: -0.1896 / 0°11'22"W

OS Eastings: 525590

OS Northings: 186380

OS Grid: TQ255863

Mapcode National: GBR C5.BVM

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.NZNP

Entry Name: St Vedasts School for Boys, Sarum Chase

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478549

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/15/1710 (South side)
14/05/74 St Vedast's School for Boys, Sarum
(Formerly Listed as:
Sarum Chase)


Private house, now a school. c1932. By Vyvyan Salisbury for
his uncle the painter and stained glass artist Frank
Salisbury; alterations, 1963. Brown brick with stone
dressings; range to left of entrance, black and white timber
framed. Hipped slated roofs with dormers, brick "Tudor"
chimneys and gargoyles.
EXTERIOR: mainly 2 storeys and attics. Irregular facade in
elaborate medieval pastiche. Asymmetrically set, projecting,
gabled entrance bay with ground floor projecting porch flanked
by curved walls, with mullion windows, forming a shallow
forecourt. Porch has a 4-centred arch entrance flanked by
small vertically set windows with hood moulds; double heavy
timber doors. Plaque over doorway inscribed "Strength, beauty
and valour". Above the porch, a tall transom and mullion oriel
window. To right at 1st floor level a gable with small oriel
having penthouse roof. To left, 2 timber-framed, gabled
dormers and a range of lights all with leaded diamond panes in
overhanging 1st floor; ground floor of this range with 8-light
projecting transom and mullion window. Left hand projecting
brick wing with full height 5-light oriel window and, to right
a single storey entrance range across the front of the
timber-framed bay and joining the curved forecourt wall;
4-centred arch entrance and transom and mullion windows. Some
stained glass in various windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2559086380

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

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