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Description: Voluntary Missionary Movement
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
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TL 10 SE LONDON COLNEY SHENLEY LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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