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ST DOROTHYS CONVENT

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 DOROTHYS CONVENT

List entry Number: 1113077

Location

ST DOROTHYS CONVENT, 99, FROGNAL

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: 11-Aug-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477427

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW FROGNAL 798-1/26/528 (West side) 11/08/50 No.99 St Dorothy's Convent (Formerly Listed as: FROGNAL No.99 Frognal House)

GV II

Detached house, now a convent finishing school. c1740, partly refaced late C19; late C20 alterations. Brown brick with red brick dressings, moulded brick plinth and pilasters supporting a cornice at 2nd floor level. 3 storeys and basement. Single window entrance front and 3 window return to garden. C20 entrance with canopy. Gauged red brick segmental arches to flush framed sashes with exposed boxing. 1st floor sash above entrance, round-arched with a cast-iron guard. Garden front with central full height canted bay, ground and 1st floor windows altered to French windows, 1st floor with early C19 cast-iron balconies. Parapet with C20 plain cast-iron balustrade. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: following the Crimean War the house became the Sailors' Orphan Girls' Home and was the home of General de Gaulle and family in 1940-2. Converted to a finishing school 1968.





Listing NGR: TQ2611585867

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26115 85867

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