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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: 1253433



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Hackney

District Type: London Borough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436639

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HOXTON SQUARE TQ 3382 (north side) 735-/35/10017 Academy Fitness Centre (fomerly St. Monica's School) GV II

Former school, now fitness centre, c.1865-70 as part of the Augustinian Fathers' Mission centre in Hoxton. Stock brick with red brick bands and some stone dressings; flat roof set behind railings originally serving as playground. Square plan with three storeys, one each for boys (who have their own entrance), girls and infants. Central composition divided in half by projecting buttress ending in black brick cross and surmounted by a narrow gable hoisted between the piers of the rooftop railings. Each half a symmetrical composition with central, tall two-light casement windows flanked by single, tall casements, all with round heads; those to lower floors with gauged brickwork over, those to second floor with rendered tympanums over the larger windows. Projecting cast-iron downpipes with hopper heads at ends of composition balance the central buttress. Entrance doors under porches supported on heavy timber consoles.

Listing NGR: TQ3317082779

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National Grid Reference: TQ3317082779


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