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St Mary's Redemptorist Monastery, Lambeth

Description: St Mary's Redemptorist Monastery

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 204141

OS Grid Reference: TQ2948875230
OS Grid Coordinates: 529488, 175230
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4612, -0.1375

Location: 8A Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7AR SW4 7AP

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW4 7AP

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Listing Text

1. (south-west side)

St Mary's Redemptorist
TQ 2975 16/235 8.2.79


Late C19 by Bentley in Art and Craft Gothic style. L-shaped building with shorter
arm linked to Church of St Mary, longer arm along south side of courtyard and
fronting on to St Alphonsus Road with a western extension. Courtyard front
of 3 storeys in red brick with stone dressings. High pitched slated roof with
hipped, gabled dormers. At south corner a battered bell turret with low cupola.
Second floor elliptical arcading divided by lesenes on corbels. First floor
windows in pointed arches with feet. Paired ground floor windows with flattened
ogee heads under pointed relieving arches with bands of brick and stone in tympana.
Large 4-centred entrance arch with stone hoodmould. Similar design to short
arm but with first and second floors reversed and ground floor recessed behind
Tudor arched cloister. Slightly concave outer front varied and irregular.
Eastern section of 5 narrow bays with broad dividing upper buttresses and corbelled
arcading below eaves; then higher 4 and 3 bay sections; and a western 2-storey
2-bay end. Fenestration varied though using similar designs to courtyard front.
Two large windows in third section suggest a chapel.

Listing NGR: TQ2948875230

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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