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SIR WALTER ST JOHN'S GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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: SIR WALTER ST JOHN'S GRAMMAR SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1183457

Location

SIR WALTER ST JOHN'S GRAMMAR SCHOOL, 28-36, BATTERSEA HIGH STREET

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Wandsworth

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206981

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BATTERSEA HIGH STREET 1. 5033 Nos 28-36 (even) (Sir Walter St John's Grammar School) TQ 2676 6/7 18.3.83 II 2. Oldest part 1859 by Butterfield: asymmetrical 14th century Gothic-style having advanced 2-storey gabled bay and to south-east recessed 2-bay range of ground floor and half-dormers. Red brick with pale gault brick diaper, stone dressings and slate roof with crocket tiles. Gabled bay has, on ground floor, twin plate tracery windows. Above are bandcourse, recessed plaque with name of school, and cillband. From cillband, tripartite traceried window breaks into diaper of the gable. Recessed range has on ground floor a twin-arched entrance with inscription 'Rather deathe than false of faythe' and quatrefoil moulding, all within a pointed arch. Half-dormers on upper floor have twin cusped lancets, each with elaborate roundel above. Octagonal open wooden lantern with spire and weather vane rises from junction of gabled bay and recessed range. To north-west, 6-bay 15th Century Gothic-style extension of 2-storeys and dormers by A H Ryan Tennyson 1915 in red brick with stone dressings. Other sympathetic extensions to south-east 1925 and north-west 1938, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ2689376621

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26893 76621

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