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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER NORWOOD FREE SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1079381

Location

FORMER NORWOOD FREE SCHOOL, 15, TENTELOW LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityEalingLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201046

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for: TENTELOW LANE TQ 17 NW 4/25 (North West Side) 29.9.76 Norwood Green No.15 GV (Former Norwood Free School)

The grade shall be upgraded to grade II* (star) and the description shall be amended to read:

"A Free School erected by E B 1767" inscribed in stone plaques at first storey above door. Two storeys. Three bays with central entranced door. Brown brick with tile roof. Casement windows to ground storey, semi-circular heads. Casement windows to first storey segmental heads. Doorway has semi-circular head with fanlight and keystone. One bay wing right with lean-to roof. Inside, ground floor fireplace has brick chimney breast with plastered upper section painted with scene, possibly depicting the Three Ages of Man, having representations of a boy holding the hand of a young man in clerical-type dress, and an old man seated between Gothic piers. This painting, probably for a schoolroom overmantel decoration, is a rare piece of such decoration, and possibly unique. Accordingly, the building is graded at II*.

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TENTELOW LANE 1. 5010 (north-west side) Norwood Green No 15 (former Norwood Free School) TQ 17 NW 4/25 29.9.76 II GV 2. "A Free School erected by E B 1767" inscribed in stone plaques at first storey above door. Two storeys. Three bays with central entranced door. Brown brick with tile roof. Casement windows to ground storey, semi-circular heads. Casement windows to first storey segmental heads. Doorway has semi-circular head with fanlight and keystone. One bay wing right with lean-to roof.

Listing NGR: TQ1354078671

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National Grid Reference: TQ 13540 78671

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