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Colnbrook Street Schools

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4969 / 51°29'48"N

Longitude: -0.1054 / 0°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 531616

OS Northings: 179248

OS Grid: TQ316792

Mapcode National: GBR NK.HL

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.4M5W

Entry Name: Colnbrook Street Schools

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470828

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark St George the Martyr with St Alphage and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3179 COLNBROOK STREET
636-1/4/871 (West side)
Colnbrook Street Schools

GV II

National schools. 1870-1874. Probably by a Mr Hall. The stone
dressings were renewed at about the time the Church of St
Jude, St George's Road (qv) was rebuilt, c1898.
MATERIALS: brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings; roof
covering concealed by parapet.
EXTERIOR: gable-facing elevation of 2 storeys and 2-window
range in Gothic Revival style. First-floor level entrance at
south corner reached up flight of stairs and set in a gabled
porch; second entrance below. Ground-floor windows are
mullioned with 4 and 6 lights respectively; Perpendicular
tracery to 4-light first-floor hall windows, which have
mullions and one transom each. Between these is a wall shaft
rising to a bell cote. The facing gable is crowstepped, and
forms a strong group with the pair of east-facing gables to St
Jude's Church in St George's Road (qv).
2-storey, flat-roofed addition to the south dates to 1902-3;
the Modern style addition to the north was opened in 1966.
Neither is of architectural interest.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the first St Jude's School was a makeshift
structure built c1850 soon after the former Philanthropic
Society Chapel was sold to the Anglican Church. It was given
its present character in 1870-74, when the chapel, now St
Jude's Church (qv), was reoriented. The identity of the
original architect has not been recorded, but it is likely
that the work was completed by a Mr Hall, perhaps Henry Hall
architect to the Deptford School Board.

Listing NGR: TQ3161679248

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

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