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South Thames College, Wandsworth

Description: South Thames College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 207168

OS Grid Reference: TQ2583074622
OS Grid Coordinates: 525830, 174622
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4566, -0.1903

Location: 59 Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, Greater London SW18 4LB

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW18 4LB

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Listing Text

(south side)
South Thames College
TQ 2574 12/100 9.3.82
1926 by G Topham Forrest, extended to west 1937 by E P Wheeler and H F T Cooper.
Steel frame construction faced with red brick. Tiled roof. Main building is of
E-shaped plan. Block at east corner set diagonally and surmounted by pyramidal
lantern roof. Four-storeys. Long blind wall to north masking ground floor, upper
storeys recessed. Rectangular windows with glazing bars. Some vernacular detail,
such as dormer windows to third floor, gables and oriel windows above main entrance
and on west block of extension, and some 'modernistic", such as block-like central
feature with geometric detail. It is externally unaltered from when built.
Formerly the Wandsworth Technical Institute.

Listing NGR: TQ2583074622

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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