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LA SAINTE UNION DES SACRES COEURS

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.

Name: LA SAINTE UNION DES SACRES COEURS

List entry Number: 1379015

Location

LA SAINTE UNION DES SACRES COEURS, HIGHGATE ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478379

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2886SW HIGHGATE ROAD 798-1/20/859 (East side) 14/05/74 La Sainte Union Des Sacres Coeurs

GV II

Roman Catholic convent. c1864 with later additions. Yellow stock brick with Bath stone dressings. Symmetrical, Classical facade. EXTERIOR: 3 storey centre of 11 windows and slightly projecting entrance bay; 4 storey wings of 5 windows (returned at rear to form courtyard). Slated mansard roofs to wings with dormers of round-arched windows having elaborate scrolled surrounds and pediments with cartouches. Central block with round-arched ground floor windows separated by Tuscan pilasters supporting entablature at 1st floor level; 1st floor architraved sashes separated by Tuscan pilasters supporting entablature at 2nd floor level; 3rd floor architraved sashes separated by Ionic pilasters supporting entablature with balustrade. Entrance bay with bracketed hood formed by entablature breaking forward; doorway with fanlight and panelled door flanked by panels of religious subjects. 1st floor wide tripartite sash, 2nd floor architraved Diocletian window surmounted by broken pediment with aedicule containing statue of Christ. Wings with round-arched ground floor sashes separated by Tuscan pilasters supporting entablature at 1st floor level, architraved sashes to 1st and 2nd floors, 3rd floor architraved round-arched sashes. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town: London: 34 & 35).





Listing NGR: TQ2838286191

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Old St Pancras and Kentish Town The Parish of St Pancras Part 2: Volume 19 , (1938), 34 and 35

National Grid Reference: TQ 28382 86191

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