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School Keeper's House, Kingsway College Clerkenwell Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5243 / 51°31'27"N

Longitude: -0.106 / 0°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 531490

OS Northings: 182298

OS Grid: TQ314822

Mapcode National: GBR N7.BR

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.3YTC

Entry Name: School Keeper's House, Kingsway College Clerkenwell Centre

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369338

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182SW SANS WALK
635-1/73/754 (North side)
29/09/72 School Keeper's House, Kingsway
College Clerkenwell Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
SKINNER STREET
(South side)
Prison governor's house (now School
Keeper's House))

GV II

Former chief warder's house of the Middlesex House of
Detention, now school keeper's house; built into the wall at
the south-west corner of the former prison yard. 1845-7. By
William Moseley. Brick covered with stucco to school yard,
brown brick set in English bond to rear, hipped roof of Welsh
slate. Three storeys, two-window range to north. The west bay
projects considerably. Segmental-arched entrance with panelled
doorcase and fanlight; stucco storey band between ground and
first floors and stucco sill bands to first and second floors.
All windows flat-arched, those to the ground floor with
chamfered reveals, those to upper floors with moulded
architraves, and cornices to first floor. Two-storey bay to
west wing. Moulded eaves cornice. Stacks at south-east and
south-west corners. The rear, to Sans Walk and Clerkenwell
Close, is a blank elevation of brick stepped slightly in at
plinth level and between ground and first floors.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3149082298

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