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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1052222



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Islington

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 368723

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TQ3185SW CHILLINGWORTH ROAD 635-1/37/233 (North side) 20/09/54 School of Audio Engineering (Formerly Listed as: CHILLINGWORTH ROAD St Mary Magdalene Community Hall)


Former St James's Church, now recording studios and flats. 1837-8 by H.W.Inwood and E.N.Clifton; extended in 1839, the tower added in 1850. Grey brick, now painted, stone and stucco, roof of artificial slate. Some seven storeys of rebuilding behind the original facade which consists now of an off-centre hexastyle portico with stuccoed Ionic columns, plain entablature, and pediment. To the left of the portico, a tower with flat-arched entrance at the base with eared architrave and cornice on consoles; a cornice runs across the tower from the portico, and above it there is a circular window, now with no dressings, flanked by piers; then the open stage of the tower, square in plan, with paired Ionic antae at the corners, entablature, coped parapet and antefixae. To the right of the portico is an answering bay altered on the ground floor with round-arched window over; cornice and circular window. Attic storeys stepped back, all part of the new building. (Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3103585193

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31035 85193


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