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The Maynard Wing, Kings College

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478619

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 Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


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

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

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