WHITELANDS COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357693

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1989

Statutory Address: WHITELANDS COLLEGE, SUTHERLAND GROVE

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Location

Statutory Address: WHITELANDS COLLEGE, SUTHERLAND GROVE

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Wandsworth (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 24429 74015

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Details

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SUTHERLAND GROVE TO 27 SW 3/100 WHITELANDS COLLEGE II GV Teachers training college. 1928-30 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott for Whitelands College and in collaboration with the principal Miss Winifred Mercier. Reinforced con- crete clad in hand-made red brick. Hipped pantile roofs. Brick and stone dressings. Block plan, integrating teaching and living accommodation in one building. Symmetrical on plan, with central axial corridor on line with chapel (qv 3/20). Principal elevation to south symmetrical, in 5 storeys but terraced, and appearing as one, one and three storeys. Central tower to rear block. Forward wings to left and right terminating in 5 storey blocks treated as pavil- ions and linked by terraces at two levels across the main elevation. 3 storey, three bay wings on same plane to left and right, while further forward wings of similar propor- tions terminate the block to left and right. 2 storey elevations open on to internal wells between the terraces, outer angle of end wings and of central forward 3 bays have banded rusticated brick quoins or bases. Similar detailing between the ground floor bays of 5 storey pavilions. Ground floor treated as if an arcade, with semi-circular headed French windows of timber, small paned with enlivening motif to the transom in Cape Dutch manner. Upper floors mainly timber small paned sashes, but with timber small paned French windows leading on to the terraces. Central tower has tripartite small paned sashes, the upper windows beneath sunk tympanum, detailed in brickwork, and beneath loggia, in Tuscan manner, the roof surmounted by a finial. Upper storeys to left and right, each on 4 bay loggia with stone dressed brick piers supporting a hipped roof. Similar 3 bay loggias to 4th storey of forward pavilions each supporting stone entablature beneath brick parapet with plain stone coping. 3 by 3 5th storey, set back beneath separate hipped roof surmounted by finial. Pierced brickwork balustrades to loggias and terraces. Ground floor windows to inner wells have fanlights with radial glazing bars above French win- dows. To front, stone steps with brick and stone dressed retaining walls descend to terraced lawns. North elevation: Mainly in 4 storeys, the central block set forward, and with banded rusticated brick quoins and stone band above. Basement storey. Similar detailing to S elevation but plainer. Small paned sashes. Central entrance beneath canopy linking to chapel. Interior Axial corridor, with dining hall and assem- bly hall with balconied stage to left and right. Central common room overlooking south elevation, largely unaltered including fireplaces with Dutch tiles. Library resited but fittings reused, and some of ornamental work retained. Most classrooms and lecture rooms to south front are slightly altered. Much of basic fitted furniture and gas fireplaces to student bedrooms remain in situ.

Listing NGR: TQ2442974015

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207219

Legacy System: LBS

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