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©  Peter Fuller

IoE Number: 424253
Location: SISTERS' HOUSE AND SCHOOL TO NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA, KINGSLAND ROAD E2 (west side)
  HACKNEY, HACKNEY, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Peter Fuller
Date Photographed: 20 February 2001
Date listed: 04 February 1975
Date of last amendment: 04 February 1975
Grade II*

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KINGS LAND ROAD E25013(West Side)------------------Sisters' House and School

KINGS LAND ROAD E2 1. 5013 (West Side) ------------------ Sisters' House and School to north of Church of St Columba TQ 3383 30/300 II* GV 2. By James Brooks. The Sisters' House, built in 1898, is a 2-storey and attic, 2-bay building linking the School to St Columba's Vicarage. Red brick with stone bands and dressings, high pitched roof of Welsh slate. Single large dormer has half-octagonal front. 4 grouped windows with carved cusping in stone lintels. Pointed arched door under hoodmould broken at left for narrow window. Staircase window above and 3 quatrefoils just below eaves. School building of 1865, partly rebuilt after war damage. Similar material to Sisters' House but simpler design. 2 storeys, 7 bays clearly expressed on ground floor but in different rhythm of 2:3:3 above. Plain lancets with continuous hoodmould broken only by slightly projecting chimney bay. The west window has an incised stone tympanum. Ground floor paired lancets with fancy brickwork in tympana under pointed relieving arches with continuous hoodmould. The Church of St Columba, the Vicarage and link building, the forecourt railings and the Sisters' House and School form a group.

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