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Former St Lukes Church of England Primary School (Camden Schools)

A Grade II Listed Building in Peckham, London

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Latitude: 51.478 / 51°28'40"N

Longitude: -0.0734 / 0°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 533892

OS Northings: 177209

OS Grid: TQ338772

Mapcode National: GBR WS.NB

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.P32S

Plus Code: 9C3XFWHG+6M

Entry Name: Former St Lukes Church of England Primary School (Camden Schools)

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471360

Location: Peckham, Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Peckham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/10/750 (East side)
27/09/72 No.161
Former St Luke's Church of England
Primary School (Camden Schools)


Primary school, now community centre. 1845-7. Yellow brick
with stone dressings; steeply pitched slate roofs (that to
Junior School new, to replace former red tiles). T-plan.
EXTERIOR: Infant school on Jowett Street: 1 storey and attic,
5 bays to Jowett Street. End arm projects to street under
gable; to right is gabled porch with Tudor-arched doorway.
Stepped buttresses between mullioned and transomed windows;
high quatrefoil window above 3 long windows (possibly later
replacements) to projecting end gable. Hall inside with brace
and collar-beam roof.
Junior School on Sumner Road: 2 storeys and attic, 7 main
bays. 6 gables with tilehanging and timber barge-boards, 2
projecting with 1st-floor oriels. Alternating block surrounds
to doors with 3 mullioned lights above and 2- and 4-light
windows with stone mullions (some with transoms); paired and
tripled windows in gable end to Jowett Street have cusped,
Recessed extension at right of 2 storeys, 4 bays, has ground
floor supported on cast-iron columns and 3 Tudor arches (now
blocked up) with stone keys and imposts. Above, cusped,
ogee-headed 3-light window flanked by similar 1-light windows;
matching 3-light window to left. All windows with alternating
stone block surrounds.
INTERIOR: reputed to have a stepped classroom like a tiny
lecture theatre inside, a very rare survival.

Listing NGR: TQ3389277209

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