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Herne Hill School and Attached Walls and Terraces

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4547 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -0.0989 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 532186

OS Northings: 174572

OS Grid: TQ321745

Mapcode National: GBR GR.3QF

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.7PKP

Plus Code: 9C3XFW32+VC

Entry Name: Herne Hill School and Attached Walls and Terraces

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471004

Location: Dulwich Village, Southwark, London, SE24

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Village

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Herne Hill

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/14/425 (South East side)
Herne Hill School and attached walls
and terraces


Formerly known as: Vicarage to Church of St Paul HERNE HILL.
Vicarage, now Church of England school. c1860. RW Drew,
architect. Brick in English bond, red brick diapering and red
brick pointed segmental relieving arches over most of the
openings; flush stone surrounds to flat- and pointed-arched
openings. Roof of tile. High Victorian Gothic.
EXTERIOR: garden elevation: 2-window range, 2 storeys with
attic dormers to right-hand side of the composition; left-hand
side of 1st floor blank, terminates in a facing gable, with
triple window with pointed lancets; 1st-floor windows pointed
arch, one a double window; hipped dormers over 1st-floor
windows. Flat-arched French doors open out onto terrace
enclosed by stone walls which appear original; 2 hipped
dormers to east of gable.
View of west-facing elevation restricted: features of note
include a full-height canted bay; stone and brick flushwork
spandrels to 1st-floor windows; iron finial to hipped bay
roof. East elevation restricted from view; stacks to east wall
on line with stair hall. North-facing elevation divided into 2
gable facing ranges, that on the left with 2-window range, and
gableted peak: lean-to porch with triple windows and pointed
diaphragm arch; to the left of porch a 2-light mullioned
window; 1st-floor 2-light Y-tracery mullioned light lighting
stair hall; triple window just below peak The right-hand range
has no windows and is dominated by full-height chimney stack.
Sill band to 1st-floor windows and brick cornice, continuous
across the elevations.
INTERIOR: stair hall full height, with cantilevered open-well
stair; newel posts topped by quatrefoil crosses; door cases
off stair hall made from plainly chamfered and painted wood, a
feature which anticipates the Arts and Crafts work of the
1870s; fireplaces with finely carved Gothic ornament on the
ground floor. The upstairs rooms rather plain.
Forms a group with St Paul's Church, Herne Hill (qv), designed
by Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3218674572

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