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Greycoat Hospital (School), Westminster

Description: Greycoat Hospital (School)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209945

OS Grid Reference: TQ2961179104
OS Grid Coordinates: 529611, 179104
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4960, -0.1343

Location: 1 B323, Westminster, London SW1P 2 SW1P 1RZ

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1P 1RZ

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Listing Text

100/23 Greycoat Hospital
14.1.70 (school)
- II
School. Founded as charitable boarding school 1698. Centre block of 1701,
restored and extended with wings by Laurence King after war damage. Brown
brick with stuccoed centrepiece, slate roof. 3 storeys and dormers. 5
windows wide original block with advanced and pedimented stucco
centrepiece, set back between post war wings. Doric columned and
pedimented entrance with triglyph entablature. Above are 2 niches
containing painted wooden figures of Charity Children, probably early C.18,
flanking arms of Queen Anne executed in Coade stone. Flush framed glazing
bar sashes under flat gauged red brick arches with keystones. Brick plat
band to 1st floor; moulded cornice and parapet; steep stucco pediment over
centrepiece. The wings with flush framed sashes have been rebuilt in
matching style.

Listing NGR: TQ2961179104

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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