H. Saxon Snell's design for the Kensington and Chelsea District School main building, which included separate wards for casual and long-term inmates as well as separate school rooms and play areas for boys and girls. Marking a shift away from large barrack school designs, the school was eventually built as a model village designed by the architects A. & C. Harston with individual cottage homes for boys and girls. (Saxon Snell, Charitable and Parochial Establishments (London: B. T. Batsford, 1881), plate between 40 and 41.

From Imagined orphans: poor families, child welfare, and contested citizenship in London by Lydia Murdoch

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  • Figure 19. H. Saxon Snell's design for the Kensington and Chelsea District School main building, which included separate wards for casual and long-term inmates as well as separate school rooms and play areas for boys and girls. Marking a shift away from large barrack school designs, the school was eventually built as a model village designed by the architects A. & C. Harston with individual cottage homes for boys and girls. (Saxon Snell, Charitable and Parochial Establishments (London: B. T. Batsford, 1881), plate between 40 and 41.