1879 – Board Schools, Hanover Street, London

Architect: Edward Robert Robson


Perspective View & Ground Plan of London School Board schools published in The Building News, April 25th 1879. “One of the most picturesque schools which Mr. E.R. Robson, the architect to the London School Board, has built in London, is that which we illustrate this week. The building is situated in Hanover-street, Islington, and overlooks the canal, as will be seen by the view which we give. This is taken from the drawing which Mr. Robson exhibited last year at the Royal Academy. The style is characteristic of Mr. Robson’s work, and the materials used are stock brick for the general walling, with red and cut brick dressings, and red tile roofs. The school provides accommodation for 264 boys, 264 girls, and 300 infants, making a total of 828 scholars. “