Board School, Blackheath Road, Greenwich, London: the gabled facade

RIBApix ref no RIBA42958
Architect/DesignerRobson, Edward Robert (1835-1917)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1874
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleQueen Anne
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP525/49
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: E. R. Robson was chief architect for the School Board of London established in 1871 following the Elementary Education Act of 1870. He was responsible for the design of several hundred schools in London. This is a good example of his early school building the style of which was considered extremely progressive for the time.

Subject tags

brickwork, schools, railings