LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113106
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1982
Statutory Address:
LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, MALET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND RAILINGS, MALET STREET

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29810 81885

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2981NE MALET STREET 798-1/99/1100 (North side) 09/03/82 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and attached walls and railings

GV II

School of Medicine. 1926-8. By P Morley Horder and V Rees. Steel frame construction, faced with Portland stone. Stripped Classical style. Entrance block to Keppel Street, rest of building laid out to the north in an H-plan. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Keppel Street facade 11 windows, the end bays recessed. Return to Malet Street 23 windows, the left hand 3 bays projecting; return to Gower Street 24 windows, the right hand 3 bays projecting. Main entrance square headed and architraved with a central carving of entwined serpents supporting a panel showing Aesculapius in his chariot. Metal framed, square-headed casement windows, those on ground and 1st floor architraved. Entrance block 1st floor windows with metal balconies decorated with gilded tropical insects. Frieze with names of eminent medical scientists set between vestigial pilaster capitals with laurel wreaths. Cornice and blind attic storey above (fenestrated on returns). At the right-hand angle of the entrance block a foundation stone laid by the Rt Hon Neville Chamberlain, 7 July 1926. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached stone walls, on returns with plain railings of horizontal bands.



Listing NGR: TQ2981081885

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
477484
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.

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Date: 19 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16136/06
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