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Description: Walsingham School
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 206998
OS Grid Reference: TQ2798274495
OS Grid Coordinates: 527982, 174495
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4550, -0.1594
BROOMWOOD ROAD SW11
TQ 27SE 4/11
TQ 2874 13/11
Designed 1907 as the LCC Clapham Secondary School for Girls under the supervision
of T J Bailey, Schools Architect. It is of 4-storeys in red brick with stone
dressings and tiled roof and is of complex symmetrical form on the entrance
elevation. This has a 6-bay centre enclosed by wings which are fronted with
2-storey blocks. The blocks rise into round towers having domes surmounted by open
octagonal domed lanterns with needle finials.
A canted porch fills the angle between the centre and each wing. It is framed by
piers with clasping buttresses and has an applied segmental doorcase on corbelled
A prominent cornice-band separates the second floor from a high attic with
elaborately glazed sashes and crowning cornice to the 4 centre bays.
The main roof is finished with a complex square lantern. Canted bows with
pyramidal roofs separate the entrance elevation from recessed 6-bay return
elevations which have round-headed ground floor windows within radially rusticated
Corbelled chimney breasts set laterally on the entrance elevation rise into tall
Listing NGR: TQ2798274495
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Source: English Heritage
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