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Sir Walter St John's Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in St Mary's Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4743 / 51°28'27"N

Longitude: -0.1743 / 0°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 526893

OS Northings: 176621

OS Grid: TQ268766

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.1N

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.X6QM

Entry Name: Sir Walter St John's Grammar School

Listing Date: 18 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206981

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's Park

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

BATTERSEA HIGH STREET
1.
5033
Nos 28-36 (even)
(Sir Walter St John's
Grammar School)
TQ 2676 6/7 18.3.83
II
2.
Oldest part 1859 by Butterfield: asymmetrical 14th century Gothic-style having
advanced 2-storey gabled bay and to south-east recessed 2-bay range of ground floor
and half-dormers.
Red brick with pale gault brick diaper, stone dressings and slate roof with crocket
tiles.
Gabled bay has, on ground floor, twin plate tracery windows. Above are bandcourse,
recessed plaque with name of school, and cillband. From cillband, tripartite
traceried window breaks into diaper of the gable.
Recessed range has on ground floor a twin-arched entrance with inscription
'Rather deathe than false of faythe' and quatrefoil moulding, all within a pointed
arch. Half-dormers on upper floor have twin cusped lancets, each with elaborate
roundel above.
Octagonal open wooden lantern with spire and weather vane rises from junction of
gabled bay and recessed range.
To north-west, 6-bay 15th Century Gothic-style extension of 2-storeys and dormers
by A H Ryan Tennyson 1915 in red brick with stone dressings.
Other sympathetic extensions to south-east 1925 and north-west 1938, not of special
interest.


Listing NGR: TQ2689376621

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