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AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY)

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: AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY)

List entry Number: 1079082

Location

AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY), BEXLEY ROAD SE9

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Greenwich

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200209

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 4412 BEXLEY ROAD SE9

Avery Hill Training College (Conservatory) TQ 4474 55/161

II

2. 1889. Large structure in classical style with domed glass roofs, in 3 sections. Centre 1-storey block of 7 bays with 12 windows and door on axis. Pediment over 3 middle bays. Red brick. Walls defined by rusticated pilasters supporting entablature with brick mouldings. A pair of round arched windows with moulded stone architraves and pilasters to each bay. Central round arched doorway with side lights giving Venetian effect. Similar stone dressings. In spandrels carved brick figures and plants representing Horticulture. Low pitched glass roof in outer parts and tall central glass dome with moulded wood cornice and console bracketed soffit. Low central wood cupola with figure of Eros at finial. 5-window set back side wings in similar style with domed glass roofs and small, square cupolas. Long, 15-window west return. East return shorter with later building abutting. Inside shows riveted cast iron construction with round arches resting on slender, quasi-Corinthian iron columns. In east wing a central feature, figure of a mymph resting on a dolphin, in white marble on grey marble oval plinth.

Listing NGR: TQ4436874405

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National Grid Reference: TQ 44368 74405

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