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Description: Dean's Yard
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208818
OS Grid Reference: TQ2993579435
OS Grid Coordinates: 529935, 179435
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4989, -0.1295
TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
100/8 (ABBEY PRECINCT AND
No. 3 and 3A Dean's Yard
Westminster School house. c.1865 by Sir George Gilbert Scott with
John Oldrid Scott. Red brick with stone dressings to Dean's Yard, rear
range to Great Smith Street of stone rubble with ashlar dressings, later
slate mansards. Neo-early-Tudor. Main front of 3 storeys, basement and
dormered attics. 12 windows wide slightly asymmetrical with south wing of
5 windows recessed from 3-window centrepiece. Entrance in right hand of
centrepiece with recessed camber arched porch with quoined stone surround.
Mullioned transomed iron casement windows with drip moulds, oriel through
1st and 2nd floors in middle bay of centrepiece and oriel to left in south
wing. Flush and weathered stone strings ; battlemented parapet overall.
Cast iron Gothic area railings. The rear stone range of 4 storeys,
basement and attic. 9 bays wide with single storey, 2 bay north wing. 2
recessed porches with drip moulds. Irregular fenestration with
mullioned-transomed casements all square headed some with traceried heads
to lights, and 2 shallow oriels through 1st and 2nd floors to left and
right. Irregular stone string courses and battlemented parapet over band
course; the north wing also battlemented with octagonal lantern with ogee
cupola behind parapet.
Listing NGR: TQ2992879441
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Source: English Heritage
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