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Webber Row School, Southwark

Original name Webber Row School
Current name The Chandlery Business Centre
Previous names Westminster Bridge Road School
Current address 50 Westminster Bridge Road, London
Postcode SE1 7QY
Date of opening 1877
Date of addition(s) 1884 and 1896
VSIL grading Outstanding
Evidence source SBL Map 1904 as "Westminster Bridge Road"; LCC: Education Service Particulars for the Year 1914-1915. Andrew Saint Report 1991.
Original architect E R Robson
Additional architect T J Bailey
Style Early Robson
Borough Southwark
Current use Offices
Condition Good
Protection Listed Grade II (Listed 17/09/1988)
Comments
Listing description: Webber Row School II School. 1876-1877, extended 1884 and 1896. By ER Robson. For the London School Board. Enlarged by Robson 1884 and by his successor TJ Bailey 1896. Stock brick with slate roofs. PLAN: rectangular plan, largely composed of 3 long blocks lying adjacent to each other. Single-storey building with hipped bellcast roof to the south wing with dormers; pitched roof to the central range with gabled lanterns. EXTERIOR: the south elevation to Peabody Buildings is symmetrically arranged; the sections at either end have a single dormer each with 2 pairs of glazed doors below, while the central range of this block steps forward slightly and has 4 roof dormers and 8 pairs of glazed doors below. The glazing of all these openings is authentic; each dormer has 2 six-pane pivotal windows, and the upper parts of the ground-floor doors have 9 panes with 9-pane pivotal windows above. The central section of the south elevation is defined by 4 chimney stacks, and ther
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