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Voluntary Missionary Movement, London Colney

Description: Voluntary Missionary Movement

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164037

OS Grid Reference: TL1748402940
OS Grid Coordinates: 517484, 202940
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7129, -0.3009

Location: B5378, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1AG

Locality: London Colney
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL2 1AG

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Listing Text

(west side)

13/126 Voluntary Missionary


Training centre, built c1927, probably by Sir Ninian Comper as an extension to All
Saints Pastoral Centre. Purple brick with red brick and stone dressings. Machine
tile roof. T-shaped building with symmetrical E elevation in a Neo-Georgian style.
2-3 storeys. The front is 11 windows with 1-window slightly projecting gable ends.
Banded brick quoins to gable ends; single pilaster-quoins set 2 window in from
each gable forming a 5-part elevation. Central part has 5 1st floor casement roundels.
Ground floor with a shallow blank arcade. Central recessed door with an inset
cemented porch having Tuscan columns and moulded entablature. Glazing bar casements
each side. Intermediate bays with sashes to ground floor and casements above.
Gable ends with sashes in moulded round-arched frames on upper floor. On the central
ridge is a square wooden belfry tower with ogee copper hood and weathervane. N
end elevations is 1:2:1 windows with banded quoins. On S end is a single storey
loggia connecting with All Saints Pastoral Central (qv). (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1748402940

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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