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St Mary's Redemptorist Monastery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clapham Common, London

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Latitude: 51.4612 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -0.1375 / 0°8'14"W

OS Eastings: 529488

OS Northings: 175230

OS Grid: TQ294752

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.9C

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.KJPN

Entry Name: St Mary's Redemptorist Monastery

Listing Date: 8 February 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204141

Location: Lambeth, London, SW4

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Clapham Common

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (south-west side)

St Mary's Redemptorist
TQ 2975 16/235 8.2.79


Late C19 by Bentley in Art and Craft Gothic style. L-shaped building with shorter
arm linked to Church of St Mary, longer arm along south side of courtyard and
fronting on to St Alphonsus Road with a western extension. Courtyard front
of 3 storeys in red brick with stone dressings. High pitched slated roof with
hipped, gabled dormers. At south corner a battered bell turret with low cupola.
Second floor elliptical arcading divided by lesenes on corbels. First floor
windows in pointed arches with feet. Paired ground floor windows with flattened
ogee heads under pointed relieving arches with bands of brick and stone in tympana.
Large 4-centred entrance arch with stone hoodmould. Similar design to short
arm but with first and second floors reversed and ground floor recessed behind
Tudor arched cloister. Slightly concave outer front varied and irregular.
Eastern section of 5 narrow bays with broad dividing upper buttresses and corbelled
arcading below eaves; then higher 4 and 3 bay sections; and a western 2-storey
2-bay end. Fenestration varied though using similar designs to courtyard front.
Two large windows in third section suggest a chapel.

Listing NGR: TQ2948875230

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

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