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West Square School, Southwark

Original name West Square School
Current name Charlotte Sharman Primary School
Previous names Unknown
Current address St George's Road, West Square, Kennington, London
Postcode SE11 4SN
Date of opening 1885
Date of addition(s) Unknown
VSIL grading Outstanding
Evidence source SBL Map 1904; LCC: Education Service Particulars for the Year 1914-1915. Andrew Saint Report 1991. TW site visit 2007.
Original architect E R Robson
Additional architect Unknown
Style Late Robson
Borough Southwark
Current use Primary education
Condition Good
Protection Listed Grade II (Listed 17/09/1988)
Between Geraldine Street, West Square and St George's Road. Recommended for listing by Andrew Saint, 1991. Listing description: Charlotte Sharman School, block fronting Geraldine Street II School. 1884-5. For the School Board for London. Yellow and red brick with black brick plinth. Irregular L-plan. Block with long elevation to Geraldine Street, between West Square and St George's Road. EXTERIOR: the 2 upper storeys are built in yellow brick and articulated by a blind segmental-arched arcade, the arches and banding in red brick. The 2nd-floor windows have segmental heads, while those on the 1st floor have flat arches. The ground floor is red brick with banded rustication and has rectangular windows surmounted by segmental pointed arches with keystones. The south elevation has 5-window range with a projecting corner block and 2-window range to the east; the west elevation (facing Geraldine Street) has a 12-window range with 2 slightly projecting blocks of 2-window ranges at either e
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder
© Tim Walder

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