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Snowsfields, The, School, Southwark

Original name Snowsfields, The, School
Current name Snowsfields Primary School
Previous names Unknown
Current address Kirby Grove, Bermondsey, London
Postcode SE1 3TD
Date of opening 1881
Date of addition(s) 1900
VSIL grading Typical
Evidence source SBL Map 1904; LCC: Education Service Particulars for the Year 1914-1915. Andrew Saint Report 1991. Tim Walder site visit 2007.
Original architect E R Robson
Additional architect T J Bailey
Style Late Robson
Borough Southwark
Current use Primary education
Condition Good
Protection None
Between Kirby Grove, Snowsfields, Hardwidge Street and Leathermarket Gardens. The S section, with the rooftop playground appears to date from 1881 and be the work of Robson. The N section, which bears a plaque indicating Enlarged 1900 is probably the work of Bailey. The schoolkeeper's house is original. Hard urban school.
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder

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