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The Children's House (Nursery School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley North, London

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Latitude: 51.5263 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -0.0174 / 0°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 537629

OS Northings: 182680

OS Grid: TQ376826

Mapcode National: GBR KY.D9M

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.NW4V

Entry Name: The Children's House (Nursery School)

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Last Amended: 18 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205932

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E3

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley North

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bow and Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The Children' House
(Nursery School)
TQ 3782 12/907
Circa 1923. Architect C A Voysey. Corner position. Red brick with stucco plinth.
Wide stucco band and eaves cornice above 1st floor and wide bracketed eaves.
3 storeys, 5 windows with end bay slightly recessed. Windows decrease in size
from very large ground floor sashes with glazing bars to similar, but smaller,
1st floor windows. Above, very small casements each of 3 lights with glazing
bars, forming a narrow window band under wide bracketed eaves cornice. Ground
floor windows with moulded stucco architraves, those of 1st floor with louvred
shutters. Door with moulded stucco architrave, fanlight and small flat hood.
Above fanlight bas relief enamelled mural of Virgin and Child with 2 children,
with a border of flowets and fruit.
Facade to Bruce Road has 3 windows, 3 storeys at corner only. Remainder of building finishes in a brick parapet which encloses a roof top play area.
Door in wall adjoining to west also forms part of the design.

Listing NGR: TQ3762982680

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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