AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1079082
Date first listed:
08-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY), BEXLEY ROAD SE9

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Location

Statutory Address:
AVERY HILL TRAINING COLLEGE (CONSERVATORY), BEXLEY ROAD SE9

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Greenwich (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 44368 74405

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
200209
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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