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

Map

Ordnance survey map of WHITELANDS COLLEGE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. 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 - 1357693 .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 21-Sep-2019 at 14:41:31.

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

Details

The following buildings shall be added:-

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

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

Legacy System number:
207219
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.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 24 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16198/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Richards. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].