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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: ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN

List entry Number: 1219484

Location

ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN, 1, BROAD SANCTUARY SW1
ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN, GREAT COLLEGE STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208814

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TO 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1 101/23 (ABBEY PRECINCT AND WESTMINSTER SCHOOL)

Abbey (Canons') Garden: No 1 G.V. II

Former canon's house now offices. 1882 by J.L. Pearson. Red brick with plenty of stone dressings, slate roofs. Restrained Tudor-Gothic style with simple and effective flush setting of stone dressings with brickwork. 2 storeys and basement with attics in gabled roofs. 3 window wide north and south fronts, the main and more elaborated one facing north into garden with the outer window bays advanced and gabled. Central 4-centred arched doorway with moulded jambs and drip mould. Stone mullioned and transomed iron framed casements with cusped arches under squared heads, carried across full width of advanced gabled bays with stone dressings run up the angles; weathered sill courses and flush stone bands, stone coped gables. External chimney stacks to flanks and twin chimney stacks to centre ridge linked by stone bridge-capping with blank tracery. Plainer but similar rear south elevation behind Precinct wall overlooking Great College Street.

J.L. Pearson; Anthony Quiney.

Listing NGR: TQ3013279308

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Quiney, A, John Loughborough Pearson, (1979)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30132 79308

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