THE INSTITUTE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1359028
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1965
Statutory Address:
THE INSTITUTE, CENTRAL SQUARE NW11

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE INSTITUTE, CENTRAL SQUARE NW11

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 25567 88466

Details

5004 CENTRAL SQUARE Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11

The Institute TQ 2588 26/94 18.3.1965 II*

Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and others. Elevations to Central Square. Two storeys and dormers in roof. Of grey and red bricks and stone dressings. Tile roofs. The ground storey is treated as a podium and the first storey is principal and is pilastered. The central block is recessed the full depth of the side wings and this feature is of 5 window bays. The central window is pedimented and stone dressed. The centre is mansard roofed, with dormers, and supports an elaborate cupola. The side wings are of 5 windows and of similar treatment. The courtyard elevations to these wings have niches either side of the centre feature. There are cornices with stone balustraded parapets throughout. The rear elevation. Owing to the falling ground this elevation gives a totally different impression from the elevation to the Square. It is of 3 storeys constructed in silvergrey brick, with red brick window and quoin dressings, and stone bands, etc. The centre feature projects and is carried up above the eaves (or parapet) to make 4 storeys and is a tripartite stone treatment in the Ionic Order, of pilasters for the 2 upper storeys. The ground storey (of podium height and character) is rusticated and has round arched windows, with, above, a balustraded balcony. The first floor has full height sashes but is simple in treatment. The whole is surmounted by a pediment above and behind which is the previously mentioned elaborate cupola.

Listing NGR: TQ2555988446

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
198834
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

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Date: 28 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01405/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr JH Highman. Source Historic England Archive
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