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Latitude: 51.5206 / 51°31'14"N
Longitude: -0.1083 / 0°6'29"W
OS Eastings: 531346
OS Northings: 181880
OS Grid: TQ313818
Mapcode National: GBR M9.V2
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.21MN
Entry Name: St Andrews Parochial Schools wren House and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378739
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478073
Location: Camden, London, EC1N
Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Alban Holborn
Church of England Diocese: London
Wren House and attached railings
Formerly known as: St Andrew's Parochial Schools HATTON
Includes: No.8A ST CROSS STREET.
Church, now offices. c1670 replacing St Andrews Holborn after
the Great Fire of 1666, adapted as a Chantry School c1696,
gutted during Second World War, rebuilt internally but facade
restored. Erected by Lord Hatton, reputedly to designs by
Wren. Brown brick with stone rusticated quoins. Brick band
below parapet. C20 tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Double fronted, 3 windows. 6-window
return to Cross Street. Hatton Garden facade with slightly
projecting central bay with stone doorcase with consoles,
pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment. To either side stone
corbel supports with painted stone boy and girl figures in C18
costume. Above, semicircular arched window with stone key, the
bay topped by an open stucco pediment. Bays to either side
with transom and mullion windows with flat arches and stone
keys on ground floor, 1st floor with semicircular arched
windows having stone keystones. Stone capped parapet. Cross
Street elevation similar but 3 window central bay, no
pediment, figures missing and left hand bay with square headed
windows on ground and 1st floor. Ground floor window to right
of door only one with keystone.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings with
geometrical panels to areas.
TQ3181NW ST CROSS STREET
See under: No.43 Wren House and attached railings HATTON
Listing NGR: TQ3134681880
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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