ST MARY'S ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1245832
Date first listed:
28-Sep-1995
Statutory Address:
ST MARY'S ABBEY, THE RIDGEWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST MARY'S ABBEY, THE RIDGEWAY

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Barnet (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 22143 93150

Details



TQ 2293 THE RIDGEWAY

31-/14/10307 St Mary's Abbey

GV II

Convent and chapel of St. Mary's Abbey, 1872-3 by architects Goldie and Child. Red brick with stone dressing, slate roof with wooden fleche. Gothic Revival style. Three-storeys, 8-bay with asymetrically-placed protruding curved staircase tower on eastern front, with French-style apsidal roof. Flat-arched windows on top floor; pointed windows on ground and first floor. Central entrance with timber porch. Western front divided into three blocks linked by single-storey corridor with central entrance porch. Two blocks flank the chapel with its three-sided apsidal end with single lancet windows. INTERIOR: chapel ceiling has slender wooden ribs resting on wooden moulding; carved angel brackets at intervals. Small wooden gallery with pair of arched doors above main door. The principal staircase is wooden with pierced star pattern balustrade. Listed for group value with St Francis's Chapel adjacent.

Listing NGR: TQ2214393150

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
453791
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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