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DIOCESEAN HALL

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.

Name: DIOCESEAN HALL

List entry Number: 1066495

Location

DIOCESEAN HALL, AMBROSDEN AVENUE SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208542

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2979 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER AMBROSDEN AVENUE, SW1

99/16 Diocesan Hall GV II*

Diocesan hall. 1895 to circa 1902. Bentley. Red brick. Portland stone dressings, green slate roof. Set at right angles to roadway. End elevation with thermal window, arched parapet and pinnacles to each side, flanked by half blind, half openwork oculi forming flying buttresses. Projecting barrel roofed entrance to right with carved tympanum. Buttressed flanks to auditorium, with thermal windows, and carefully detailed Portland stone coped parapet. Interior reported by Pevsner as having apse and tunnel vault . Part of group with Clergy House and Archbishop's House, qv, and The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of the Most Precious Blood, Ashley Gardens, qv.

London, Vol I. N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2928779022

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: London I - The Cities of London and Westminster, (1973)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29294 79023

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