BLUECOAT SCHOOL (NATIONAL TRUST)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1210081

Date first listed: 15-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: BLUECOAT SCHOOL (NATIONAL TRUST), CAXTON STREET SW1

Map

Ordnance survey map of BLUECOAT SCHOOL (NATIONAL TRUST)
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1210081 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Nov-2018 at 18:21:34.

Location

Statutory Address: BLUECOAT SCHOOL (NATIONAL TRUST), CAXTON STREET SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29481 79362

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

TQ 2979 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CAXTON STREET, SW1 98/26 (south side)

15.5.54 Bluecoat School (National Trust) [Formerly listed as No 25 (Christ Church, Blew Coat Room)]

- I

Former Blue Coat school, now shop. Built 1709 (rainwater heads dated). Brown brick, red dressings; roof not visible. Freestanding oblong building, of 3 bays to each side; 2 tiers of windows. Centre bays set forward slightly; pilastered corners. To Caxton Street main entrance in fluted Doric pilastered porch, with niche over containing statue of Blue Coat Scholar; segmental split pediment to parapet with clock below. Square headed windows, flush framed sashes, glazing bars, gauged heads, keystones. Dentil cornice in brick; parapet; subsidiary entrance to west. Other 3 sides with similar architectural treatment. Fine interior forming single tall space with pilasters and niches to walls, entablature and coved ceiling; four fluted Corinthian columns mark entrance; fireplace to opposite end, etc.

London Vol I. N. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2948179360

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 209056

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: London I - The Cities of London and Westminster, (1973)

End of official listing