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Description: St Marleybone Western National School
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207690
OS Grid Reference: TQ2766681719
OS Grid Coordinates: 527666, 181719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5200, -0.1613
TQ 2781 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WYNDHAM PLACE, W1
St Marleybone Western National
Former parish school. 1824 (with some alteration). Stock brick with some
painted stone dressings; concealed slate roof. Slight Greek Revival
detail. 3 storeys and basement. Entrance bay flanked by single bay
advanced pavilions; 9-window return to York Street. Large former doorway
to centre in stone architrave with console-brackets to block-cornice;
semicircular arched recessed sash window to 1st floor and stone pedimented
tablet at 2nd floor level inscribed "St. Mary-le-Bone Western National
Schools 1824". Flanking pavilions have 2 storey semicircular arched
recesses containing semicircular arched windows at 1st floor level, left
hand blocked and right hand adapted as 2 windows; recessed tripartite
sashes in architrave surrounds to 2nd floor. Stone plinth, 1st floor plat
band broken on pavilions by the arched recesses which have moulded stone
impost bands. Parapet with coping to centre and shallow stone pediments
to pavilions. The return (lowered from 4 to 3 storeys) has recessed
glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches. Cast iron area railings with
acorn heads and egg shaped finials.
Listing NGR: TQ2766881723
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Source: English Heritage
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