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Latitude: 51.5576 / 51°33'27"N
Longitude: -0.1929 / 0°11'34"W
OS Eastings: 525370
OS Northings: 185846
OS Grid: TQ253858
Mapcode National: GBR C5.J20
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.L3VS
Entry Name: The Maynard Wing, Kings College
Listing Date: 16 January 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1379251
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478619
Location: Camden, London, NW3
Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2585NW KIDDERPORE AVENUE
798-1/24/982 (North side)
16/01/96 The Maynard Wing, King's College
Student residences. 1889. By Robert Falconer Macdonald. Red
brick with rubbed brick and Roman cement dressings. Tiled
hipped roofs with gabled dormers to south front, tall brick
chimney-stacks and fishscale tiled clock tower.
2 storeys, attics and semi-basement. William and Mary style.
Symmetrical design. 20 windows. Entrance in double gabled
central, recessed bay with pedimented Ionic surround to
round-arched doorway approached by curved double steps with
stone balustrade. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes
with shaped rubbed brick aprons and continuous sill bands;
paired above entrance and grouped in gabled flanking and outer
bays. Heavy modillion eaves cornice carries up around gables,
the flanking and outer bays containing Venetian attic windows.
North front plainer but with similar brick detailing and
central 3-storey projecting polygonal bay.
INTERIOR: plain with rooms arranged off long corridors.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as a result of an open competition to
provide expanded accommodation for Westfield College. The
brief called for a scheme "showing economy with good effect".
Listing NGR: TQ2537085846
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