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St Vincent's Convent (Part Called Littleberries), Barnet

Description: St Vincent's Convent (Part Called Littleberries)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199048

OS Grid Reference: TQ2297992519
OS Grid Coordinates: 522979, 192519
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6181, -0.2251

Location: B552, Barnet, Greater London NW7 1RS

Locality: Barnet
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW7 1RS

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Listing Text

(north east side) NW7

St Vincent's Convent
(part called 'Littleberries')
Formerly listed with
Banqueting Hall)
TQ 2392 17/32 3.2.50
TQ 2292 17/32


The Convent incorporates 'Littleberries' a fine but altered early/mid C18 red brick
house. Entrance front - 3 storey 3 window centre recessed between 3 storey 2 window
projecting bays. Late C18 or early C19 Doric porch of 4 columns forming loggia
across recessed centre, with wrought iron trellis verandah above. The ground floor
windows of the bays have been thrown into one very large window with stucco surrounds
consisting of pilasters and entablature, these are probably C20 alterations later
wings. Garden front - projecting centre 3 window, one tall storey and basement and
attic bullseye window in pediment. Rusticated stone or stucco quoins and basement
which has central arch beneath pedimented doorway on main floor which is reached by
double flight of steps with plain wrought iron railings. The wings on either side
have been modernised and added to. Interior - much altered but contains a good mid C18
wrought iron staircase and plaster work ceiling in the "Gilt Room", this includes
medallion portraits of George I and other members of the Royal Family.

Listing NGR: TQ2297992519

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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