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ST MUNGO'S HOUSING

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: ST MUNGO'S HOUSING

List entry Number: 1078296

Location

ST MUNGO'S HOUSING, 83, ENDELL STREET

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jan-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477189

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History

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Details

TQ3081SW 798-1/105/388

CAMDEN ENDELL STREET (South West side) No.83 St Mungo's Housing (Formerly Listed as: ST GILES HIGH STREET St Giles in the Fields Church of England Primary School)

15/01/73 GV II School now a hostel for the homeless. 1860. By E.M Barry. Polychrome brick with some terracotta and stone dressings under a slate roof in tough Gothic revival style. Rectangular plan on the corner of Endell Street and High Holborn. EXTERIOR: entrance front on Endell Street, Four storeys, basement and dormers, five windows (seven windows on return to High Holborn). Ground floor yellow stock brick with red brick bands with paired, pointed-arch windows and centrally placed doorway with fanlight and stone either side of round arch inscribed NATIONAL SCHOOLS. String course at first floor level on which recessed square headed windows with brick mullions under a continuous band of decorative blue and red tiles. Second floor to left, a pair of pointed arch, decorative terracotta tiled windows with a marble colonnette. To the right, three identical pointed arch windows under an asymmetrically placed gable containing two lancet windows with marble colonnette and oculus above under a pointed terracotta arch. Trefoil window in pointed arch in the apex. To either side, rising through the gable, vertical brick features. The third floor comprises a continuous mostly blind arcade of pointed arches to eaves level. High Holborn return has similar fenestration and dressings with two large dormers and scattered small ones. INTERIOR: altered but retains some original features. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as parish schools for 1500 children, together with an industrial school and soup kitchen for the poor of the Drury Lane slums.

Listing NGR: TQ3010281284

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30102 81284

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