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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.


List entry Number: 1139093



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477824

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TQ3081NW QUEEN SQUARE 798-1/100/1363 (East side) 14/05/74 No.33 and attached railings


Terraced house. Probably late C18, altered c1890 for St Catherine's Convent (allegedly by JD Sedding) and restored after a fire early C20. Yellow stock brick with stone 1st floor sill band and 3rd floor modillion cornice. 4 storeys and basement. 3 windows. Doorcase of c1890, probably of stone (now painted) with console-bracketed cornice, broken segmental pediment containing an orb and cross, and roundels with emblems of St Catherine's Convent in spandrels above round arch of doorway. Panelled door with legend above 'In Omnibus Glorificetur Deus' and fanlight. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes; ground floor in red brick round-arched shallow recesses with moulded impost bands. Parapet. Lead rainwater head. INTERIOR retaining original plan form but now bare of Georgian decorative features. Behind the house, the former convent chapel (now hospital laundry), probably by Sedding, c1890. Stock brick walls and shallow pitched roof, nave with two passage aisles and small north transept. Simple late Gothic style with tracery in end windows and in north window of transept chapel. INTERIOR entirely subdivided for laundry but with some dado panelling remaining and stained glass in transept window. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch flambe finials to areas. HISTORICAL NOTE: St Catherine's Convent was a branch of the Anglican convent of the Society of St Margaret, East Grinstead. The sisters became Roman Catholics c1900 and the convent was then shut.

Listing NGR: TQ3040381986

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30403 81986


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