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Description: Droop Street School
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209522
OS Grid Reference: TQ2439482466
OS Grid Coordinates: 524394, 182466
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5274, -0.2082
TQ 2482SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER DROOP STREET, W10
27/1 Droop Street School
London Board School. Dated 1877 with later additions. Robson. Yellow brick, red
dressings, pitched tiled roof to eaves. 2 storeys, the upper partly breaking into
the roof to form half dormers. Droop Street elevation is of 3 main bays, the
second breaking forward with gable and 3 windows wide. Right bay also 3 windows wide,
the centre one on the upper floor treated as pilastered half dormer with stone coped
gable. Square gauged headed windows, except 3 upper windows to second bay, which have
segmental moulded brick heads with prominent keystones. Sashes and casements, small
panes,glazing bars; pedimented timber dormer to left bay. Return to Third Avenue
of 5 main 2-window bays, with 3 gables and central square fleche with lead agee roof
and weathercock finial. Words "Queen'sPark Estate School 1877" to left bay. Some
alterations to this facade. Later north west wing not of special interest. Sample of
Robson's early work for the London School Board.
Listing NGR: TQ2439482466
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Source: English Heritage
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