FORMER LIBRARY TO BATTERSEA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1065549

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1983

Statutory Address: FORMER LIBRARY TO BATTERSEA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, BATTERSEA PARK ROAD, SW11

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER LIBRARY TO BATTERSEA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, BATTERSEA PARK ROAD, SW11

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Wandsworth (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28345 76740

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/02/2014

TQ 2876 8/3 5033

BATTERSEA PARK ROAD, SW11 Former library to Battersea Polytechnic Institute

(Formerly listed as Westminster College Chapel)

II

By E W Mountford 1909 as an addition to the architect's adjacent college building. It is a symmetrical single-storey Wren-style building 5-bays wide, of red brick with stone dressings. A stone-banded Doric pilaster order defines the bays, of which the centre bay is advanced by a pair of stone Ionic pilasters with entablature blocks supporting an open segmental pediment. The whole frames a large round-headed window of leaded lights having above it a console-keystone and cartouche. Each recessed lateral bay has a flat-headed sash with stone architrave and above it a bull's-eye window framed in a garland. A high parapet with stone coping masks a half-hipped tiled roof.



Listing NGR: TQ2834576740

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